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Trucker strike in South Korea disrupts chip production

Semiconductor production in China is being disrupted as a result of the trucker strike in South Korea. According to Reuters, a South Korean company that produces isopropyl alcohol (IPA) on a large scale for cleaning semiconductor chips could not ship its product to China because of the blockade. According to Korea International Trade Association (Kita), the export of 90 tons of IPA, which is said to be equivalent to about a week’s supply, has been delayed.

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