Setting up a semi-conductor fab plant: Will India be third time lucky?

The time for India to attract semi-conductor fab manufacturers never looked better. There is a major global chip shortage owing to the unprecedented demand surge from electronics and auto companies as the pandemic had initially started easing around the world. Adding to the shortage are US-China trade tensions. According to IC Insights, a US-based semi-conductor market research company, leading chip manufacturers such as TSMC, Intel and Samsung are collectively investing over $130 billion this year just to set up new plants across the world, a 14 per cent increase over last year. A.....

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