back to article TSMC allocates a third more on capital spending in 2022 – that's a fab-ulous $44bn on new plants and other things

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) will hike capital spending by a nearly third in 2022 to build out production capacity in the expectation that demand for chips keeps flooding in. The financial outlay is estimated to jump to as much as $44bn this year, up from $30bn in the previous fiscal, and was outlined …

  1. Sparkus

    Location, location, location......

    Any official word how many of these new fabs will be located, er, at distance from the PRC?

    1. tyrfing

      Re: Location, location, location......

      Precisely. Anything still on Taiwan will have the same shipping problems that we're having with existing production...

  2. Yet Another Anonymous coward Silver badge


    A for-profit company invested its own money in production capacity ?

    Is that allowed?

  3. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Yo!....Global Britain...... spending less than £100 million on this sort of investment.

    Let me see........private company in Taiwan spends around $50 billion.....

    ......while the UK spends £100 million...say about 0.3% of the above.....

    Whose definition of "Global Britain" would that be? Boris's? Dominic's? ...or would we talking about "the little donkey"/

    I think we should be told!

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