Electronics Industry Prepares Contingency Plans for Possible Korean Conflict

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As tensions build on the Korean peninsula, the electronics industry is making preparations for possible shutdowns of large-scale electronics suppliers in South Korea. In our current supply chain, halting production of parts and components in any one region of the world seriously hinders the whole industry’s ability to meet consumer demands for products. While war is not imminent, South Korea is increasingly concerned about continued nuclear testing by North Korea, and is conducting military exercises with allies in the region as a show of military power.

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