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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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
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

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