The shortage of computer chips for consumer electronics and industrial applications will continue for at least another year. This is what the manufacturer Flex estimates sound like.
The coronavirus has not spread yet, and of course it has not spread in the electronic world. It is bigger than mobile phones and computers. Manufacturers of products such as automobiles and household appliances also have to deal with the shortage of parts. Chip, in most cases.
When the global pandemic broke out, many brands cancelled factory orders within months or quarters. They don’t know when and how demand will pick up again. On the other hand, the demand for game consoles, laptops and TVs has surged.
It will take at least a year for the factory imbalance to subside. FlexibleThe company predicting this has 100 branches in 30 countries. From its standpoint as an intermediary, it sees a shortage of markets. A spokesperson for the Financial Times pointed out that the consequences must be Until early 2023 Will last.
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