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COVID threatens Taiwan IC supply chain

Taiwan's tech firms have intensified coronavirus-prevention measures after COVID-19 hit some local semiconductors plants, with KYEC bearing the brunt of the impacts, raising concerns about the stability of IC supply that has already been troubled by capacity shortage for months. In the IT market, despite speculation that demand for notebooks may weaken in second-half 2021 as a result of easing of the pandemic, ODMs are still confident about notebook orders throughout the year. In India, Lava International reportedly is preparing for IPO, as it seeks to reclaim lost ground in the local handset market.

Concerns raised again over Taiwan chip supply stability: Concerns about the stability of Taiwan's IC industry supply chain have been raised again, as clusters of COVID-19 infections have hit several local chip plants.

Notebook demand to stay robust in 2H21: Notebook demand arising from stay-at-home economy will remain strong in the second half of 2021, according to industry sources.

Lava set for IPO, seeking to reclaim lost market share: Lava International, an India-based smartphone manufacturer, is preparing for initial public offering (IPO), in line with a trend that sees ndian companies showing keeness to seize the opportunities available to expand their market share and capitalization, according to local media reports.