TSMC founder says he supports US move to slow China’s chip development

TSMC founder Morris Chang (right) said he agreed with the US' export curbs designed to choke of China's access to chips. PHOTO: COMMONWEALTH MAGAZINE
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TAIPEI – For the first time, the founder of the world’s largest semiconductor manufacturer has openly expressed his support for the move by the United States to slow China’s chip development.

“I have no quarrel with that. In fact, I might say I support it,” said Mr Morris Chang, the retired founder of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, or TSMC, while discussing Washington’s chip restrictions on China.

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