Chips off the menu; a new kind of industrial policy is required

Henry, Ian (2021) Chips off the menu; a new kind of industrial policy is required. Birmingham City University, Centre for Brexit Studies Blog.

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Abstract

As the UK’s automotive manufacturing sector copes with the administrative burden of Brexit (fortunately without tariffs and with no limits, as yet, on EU market access) and emerges from COVID-induced economic slowdown, the lack of semiconductors (chips in common parlance) is hitting the industry where it hurts – in its supply chain run on just-in-time principles. Global forces are having as big an impact on UK production as any Brexit-induced shocks have had to date.

Item Type: Other
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18 May 2021Published Online
Uncontrolled Keywords: Centre for Brexit Studies, CBS, Brexit, BCU, EU, European Union, UK, Birmingham City University, UK Government, UK politics
Subjects: CAH15 - social sciences > CAH15-03 - politics > CAH15-03-01 - politics
Divisions: Research, Innovation, Enterprise and Professional Services > Centre for Brexit Studies
Depositing User: Alex De Ruyter
Date Deposited: 11 Feb 2022 16:26
Last Modified: 11 Feb 2022 16:26
URI: http://www.open-access.bcu.ac.uk/id/eprint/12835

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