Advertisement

Countries Scramble As Global Microchip Shortage Expected To Continue05:41
Download

Play

The global microchip shortage continues to snarl supply chains for just about everyone who deals in electronic gadgets. This month, Toyota said it would slash production by 40% because of semiconductor scarcity.

The problem is expected to continue, and that has countries, including the U.S. scrambling to increase domestic production.

Here & Now's Scott Tong speaks with Asa Fitch, a reporter for the Wall Street Journal.

This segment aired on August 31, 2021.

Advertisement

Advertisement