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How Pandemic & Trump Led To Global Chip Crisis Which Is Delaying Production In Tech & Auto Industry

Mar 25, 2021 03:04 PM IST iVideos iVideos

Makers of automobiles and electronic devices from TVs to smartphones are sounding alarm bells about a global shortage of chips, which is causing manufacturing delays as consumer demand bounces back from the coronavirus crisis.
The problem has several causes, industry executives and analysts say, including bulk-buying by U.S. sanctions-hit Chinese tech giant Huawei Technologies, a fire at a chip plant in Japan, coronavirus lockdowns in Southeast Asia.