Taiwan’s Lai thanks Japan for TSMC expansion support

World Economy

Taiwan President-elect Lai Ching-te expressed gratitude to Tokyo on Monday for supporting the expansion of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., the world’s largest contract chipmaker, in Japan as he met with Japanese lawmakers, the island’s presidential office said.

During talks with House of Councillors members Tsuneo Kitamura and Iwao Horii in Taipei ahead of the inauguration of TSMC’s first factory in Japan, scheduled for Saturday, Lai said that he is “very grateful” to the Japanese government and the country’s legislature for their “strong support” in realizing the fab’s swift construct...

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