Apple chipmaker TSMC bit another quarterly sales record on solid interest


Top chipmaker TSMC scored another quarterly sales record toward the finish of 2021 helped by proceeded with request from top customers including Apple and Qualcomm for semiconductors.

The Taiwanese foundry, which producers chips for different organizations, detailed December income of 155.38 billion new Taiwan dollars (about $5.6 billion) — a record number for a solitary month, and up 4.8% from November.

For the final quarter, income added up to 438.18 billion new Taiwan dollars. That is the 6th consecutive quarterly sales record TSMC has recorded.

Interest for semiconductors, which are key for everything from cell phones to vehicles, keeps on rising even as a deficiency of chips has hit a few enterprises.

Last year, the Nikkei detailed that TSMC was wanting to climb costs in the midst of solid interest and absence of supply.

Investment bank China Renaissance said in a note this month that is expects TSMC’s financials “to start reflecting foundry price hike benefits, which its other peers enjoyed immensely last year.”

China Renaissance lifted its business assumptions for 2022, presently expecting 23% year-on-year income development that is driven basically by higher normal selling costs of its products.

Portions of TSMC recorded in Taiwan were 1.42% higher on Monday.