The gross margin would increase to between 47 percent and 49 percent this quarter, from 47.7 percent last quarter, after factoring in erosion of 0.7 percentage points caused by higher electricity costs and 2.5 percentage points from ramping a new factory, as well as 0.5 percentage points from fluctuating foreign exchange rates.
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TSMC increases spending to new high
HIGH HOPES:Demand for chips for mobile devices has exceeded expectations so much that TSMC is pumping US$8.5 billion into new equipment to ease a supply shortage
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