Electronics

When the chips are down: How the semiconductor industry is dealing with a worldwide shortage

A confluence of problems led to the semiconductor chip shortage Image: Reuters/Lim Huey Teng

Aaron Aboagye

Partner, McKinsey & Company

Ondrej Burkacky

Senior Partner, McKinsey & Company

Abhijit Mahindroo

Partner, McKinsey & Company

Bill Wiseman

Senior Partner, McKinsey & Company

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The complexities of semiconductor production mean the current shortage won't lift immediately
The complexities of semiconductor production mean the current shortage won't lift immediately Image: McKinsey

The semiconductor industry has been profitable in recent years
The semiconductor industry has been profitable in recent years Image: McKinsey
The semiconductor industry has worldwide economic impact
The semiconductor industry has worldwide economic impact Image: McKinsey

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