State Aid State Aid

Japan to draft aid bill for semiconductor-plant projects, TSMC expected to be first case

By Toko Sekiguchi
  • 08 Nov 2021 01:45
  • 08 Nov 2021 01:45
The Japanese government is looking to draft legislation to employ state aid for domestic semiconductor production, according to Japanese press reports.
The framework is a part of Prime Minister Fumio Kishida’s economic policy raising the priority of acquiring semiconductor chips essential for Japan’s manufacturing sector, as pandemic-driven shortages heighten the

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Toko Sekiguchi

Senior Correspondent, Tokyo

Toko is a senior correspondent in Tokyo covering antitrust, anti-bribery & corruption, financial services and regulatory issues in Japan. Before joining MLex, she has worked as a journalist for The Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones News, Bloomberg News and Time Magazine.

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