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Japan to strengthen support for semiconductor industry to regain global position, prime minister, industry minister say

By Sachiko Sakamaki
  • 03 Aug 2023 11:15
  • 03 Aug 2023 11:15
The Japanese government will continue to support the semiconductor sector in order for it to regain a strong position in the global market amid rising tensions between the US and China, Prime Minister Fumio Kishida and Japan's industry minister told a symposium* in Tokyo today.
Kishida said the Japanese semiconductor

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Sachiko Sakamaki

Senior Correspondent, Tokyo

Sachiko covers antitrust, mergers and acquisitions, privacy and data security, as well as patent disputes related to connected cars. She has an undergraduate degree from Waseda University in Tokyo and a master's degree in communications from United States International (now Alliant International) University in California. She previously worked as a journalist for Time magazine, the Far Eastern Economic Review, Bloomberg News, and the Washington Post in Japan.

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