Electronic and Semiconductor Industry Suffers Dip, as Concerns Rise over Duterte’s Rhetoric

Prevailing anxieties from semiconductor and electronic firms and their clients mean that the industry is likely to end up on the lower end of its 2%-5% target increase in exports this year. In 2015, total electronics exports rose 7.9 percent to $28.92 billion from $26.79 billion.  A company already reported that it lost $50 million from US customers due to concerns over President Rodrigo Duterte’s rhetoric. Other companies have triggered a…

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