Samsung Veteran Sounds Alarm On Korea Losing Global Chip War

SHALOM OLALEYE

Samsung Veteran and South Korean politician, Yang Hyang-ja said South Korea is in a chip war.

This statement was made in a December interview.

“Technology supremacy is a way that our country can take the lead in any security related agenda, such as diplomatic and defence issues, without being swayed by other nations.

We are in a chip war,” she said.

Yang Hyang-ja

Yang Hyang-ja who helped shape Samsung present dominance in global memory chip making, takes on a far broader challenge ensuring Korea remains relevant as the US and China fight over semiconductors, arguing that only through strong and direct intervention can Seoul expand its position in the US$550 billion global semiconductor industry.