Attack on Ukraine not expected to have major impact on global chip supply

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The Russian invasion of Ukraine has rightfully drawn global criticism, but what is less clear is that punitive sanctions will have an impact not only on the Russian economy but on the wider global economy as well. Will sanctions have an impact on global chip supply while the world is still affected by the pandemic and supply shortages?

Of course, chips aren’t just made of silicon. Various materials are required at all stages of production. Removing any of these rare materials can have a huge impact on chip production. Thankfully, it appears that semiconductor makers don’t expect any major repercussions from the conflict.