Thursday 7 December 2023
TSMC's investment in Kumamoto ignites double wage growth and investment boom
TSMC's Japanese subsidiary, JASM, established in November 2021, broke ground on its first factory in Kumamoto Prefecture's Kikuyō town in April 2022, with completion slated for...
Thursday 7 December 2023
TSMC and Samsung face investment risks amid concerns over CHIPS Act favoring US firms
Amid the ongoing semiconductor supply chain restructuring in the United States, the US$52.7 billion subsidy provided by the "Chips and Science Act" aims to attract global semiconductor...
Thursday 7 December 2023
Apple reportedly to reduce Chinese exposure in Indian supplier base
Apple is encouraging its suppliers to establish manufacturing plants in India, aiming to make the South Asian nation its second-largest iPhone production center after China. However,...
Tuesday 5 December 2023
Fuso Chemical set to expand CMP slurry production by 50% amid market growth
Japan-based Fuso Chemical, the global leader in semiconductor CMP slurries with a 90% market share, is set to invest JPY 50 billion (US$350 million) in a significant production expansion...
Monday 4 December 2023
Taiwan-based IC design houses concerned about long-term impact of investment expansion in China
Despite the cyclical downturn in the semiconductor industry, semiconductor companies in China are scaling up their investments and nurturing each other amid a full-blown indigenization...
Wednesday 29 November 2023
Shifting gears: dynamics of investment in EV production and supply chains in the global automotive landscape
Supply chain experts note a deceleration in major carmakers' investments in electric vehicle (EV) self-production projects. This shift is attributed not only to considerations of...
Monday 27 November 2023
Climate tech investment declines, unveiling the costly realities of the net-zero dream
Will green investment will pay off over time? In 2023, climate tech start-ups faced a significant funding decline, reaching levels not seen in the past five years. Despite the growing...
Tuesday 21 November 2023
Samsung shifts investment focus to 3-nanometer tech in Taylor TX plant
Amidst the fluctuating semiconductor market and local factors in the US, Samsung Electronics is recalibrating the investment timeline for its plant in Taylor, Texas. Initially revealed...
Monday 20 November 2023
Taiwan overseas investment hits record high in Jan-Oct 2023
Statistics from the Investment Commission of Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) indicate that 467 foreign investment approvals were granted during the first 10 months of...
Monday 20 November 2023
Iberdrola affirms commitment to Taiwan offshore wind despite project setbacks
Iberdrola's "Da Chung Bu Offshore Wind Project" in Taiwan, with a capacity of 1.2 GW, is accompanied by the 350 MW "Guo Feng Offshore Wind Farm." The company has affirmed its dedication...
Thursday 9 November 2023
China lifts manufacturing investment restrictions, paving the way for smart manufacturing and auto industries
China recently declared its intention to abolish all foreign investment limitations in the manufacturing industry. This move is seen as a step to facilitate China's manufacturing...
Wednesday 8 November 2023
Is the ESG boom over?
A recent study by KPMG indicates that the once-burgeoning interest in Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) concepts is slowly diminishing, with investors and businesses shifting...
Wednesday 8 November 2023
India reportedly to fast-track approving Tesla investment plan
To encourage Tesla to invest in making electric vehicles (EVs), India may accelerate the approval process for the EV maker in January 2024 during a potential visit by US President...
Monday 6 November 2023
Micron expands advanced assembly and test facility in central Taiwan
Micron Technology, Inc., today announced the grand opening of its Advanced Assembly and Test Taiwan (AATT) facility at its Taichung site . The landmark, five-level building will enable...
Tuesday 31 October 2023
Hyundai Motor not reducing EV investment amid industry headwinds
Due to high-interest rates and inflation, coupled with conflict in the Middle East, the global electric vehicle (EV) market's growth trend is feared to slow down dramatically. Recently,...
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