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Global Shortage of Computer Chips Hits US Manufacturing

Clip: 07/29/2021 | 7m 54s  | Video has closed captioning.

One impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has been the disruption of global supply chains and manufacturing. Manufacturers of computer chips in Asia have been hard hit, which has had ripple effects for U.S. automakers and other industries. We discuss the shortage and when it might end.

Aired: 07/29/21

Rating: NR

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