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Measuring distortions in international markets: The semiconductor value chain

Published 01 January 2019 | 1 minute read

The report estimates the producer support and related market distortion in the semiconductor value chains.

Results for 21 large firms operating across the semiconductor value chain indicate the total government support has exceeded US$ 50 billion over the period 2014-18. Government support provided in the form of below-market debt and equity appears to be particularly large in the context of the semiconductor industry and concentrated in one jurisdiction.



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