Phoenix Network science and technology, June 8 - Beijing time on June 8, TSMC said that the cost of building its U.S. chip factory is higher than previously estimated, and again called for the U.S. to extend the scope of the chip stimulus program to support not only local companies, but also foreign companies.
On January 21, 2022, the U.S. house speaker Nancy pelosi said in a weekly conference, the us house of representatives will promote the chip act, for the semiconductor industry to provide nearly $52 billion (RMB 330 billion) grants and stimulus measures, including 39 billion dollars of production and r&d incentives, as well as the implementation of the $10.5 billion plan, These include the National Semiconductor Technology Center, the National Advanced Packaging Manufacturing Program and other research and development programs. The goal is to strengthen the U.S. chip industry chain and try to solve the global chip shortage.
Us chip giant Intel has taken the lead in responding to the "CHIP Act", reporting that it plans to spend $20 billion to build at least two chip manufacturing plants in Ohio, covering up to 1,000 acres. Construction will begin in 2022 and operations are planned to begin in 2025.
Recently, TSMC chairman Liu Teyin gave a description of the overseas layout, he said, TSMC continues to evaluate the possible construction of plants in various locations, Europe is continuing to evaluate, there is no specific plan. Overseas factories are mainly based on customer demand.
TSMC is actively expanding its overseas footprint. Following its decision to build plants in the United States and Japan, rumors continue that TSMC may evaluate setting up plants in Germany, the Czech Republic, Singapore and Italy.
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