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Chips, Politics, High Numbers

Never trust the high numbers put forward by excitable company CEOs and politicians that they say they will be spending in building wafer fabs and on other high capital expenditure projects.
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By Peter Clarke

Don’t trust the headline-grabbing numbers.

We’ve had a spate of semiconductor factory announcements in recent days from the U.S. semiconductor leaders Intel and Micron. They mentioned multibillion-dollar sums of money. Those who made timely appearances in such announcement were leaders of governments despite their busy agendas.

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