Global chip crunch may stymie growth of Singapore tech firms

SINGAPORE – Singapore companies linked to the global semiconductor value chain are making the most of the surge in demand for goods such as mobile phones, PCs and TVs triggered mainly by the coronavirus pandemic, but risks are looming.

Demand has spiked so much that the industry is fast running out of semiconductors – also known as integrated circuits, microchips or just chips – which are the tiniest building blocks of everything powered by technology.

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