How the ‘Fab 4’ Can Bring Clarity to Semiconductor Supply Chains
By Jaemin Lee
It’s time for the alliance to break away from its feeble, ad hoc gatherings and help foster the type of predictability that industry needs.
The Case for an Alliance of Semiconductor Producing Nations
By Carisa Nietsche
The “Semi7” would include countries making meaningful contributions to the semiconductor value chain and that share similar goals.
Japan FM to Visit China as Tokyo Imposes New Export Controls
By Mari Yamaguchi
Foreign Minister Hayashi Yoshimasa will head to China on April 1, a day after Tokyo unveiled new export controls on materials used for semiconductor manufacturing.
It’s Time to Appoint a US Special Envoy for Semiconductors
By Alexandra Seymour
A special envoy’s first job would be to establish a singular voice for U.S. semiconductor policy to address existing tensions in its international and domestic approaches.
Source: Dutch, Japanese Join US Limits on Chip Tech to China
By Dee-Ann Durbin and Aamer Madhani
The deal hasn't yet been formally announced, but a source told the AP that the U.S., Japan, and the Netherlands have come to an agreement.
Japan, the US, and the Quest for Secure Supply Chains
By Akihiro Furusho
Japan-U.S. cooperation is crucial for ensuring supply chain resilience and thus economic security.
Time for a ‘Semi-Quad’ Alliance
By Che-Jen Wang
The U.S., Japan, Taiwan, and South Korea must work together to safeguard global supply chains for semiconductors.