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Is Singapore's semicon sector on the skids?; Beyond the current down cycle, can Singapore's key electronics cluster continue to be competitive?

Nov 09, 2019 - The Business Times Singapore

IT all started 51 years ago, and throughout the half century or so, Singapore's key semiconductor industry has had its ups and downs. It is currently in the throes of yet another down cycle amid slow consumer demand. This time, it's exacerbated by ongoing tensions between the US and China.

Chipmakers in Singapore, such as UTAC and AMS, have started slowing production and laying off hundreds of jobs, media reports said in July. Some companies have also reportedly been directly affected by t...