RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The whole world is affected by chip shortages, and Brazil is not immune. Domestic production of televisions, notebooks, and cell phones has been affected by the problem.
The Brazilian Electrical and Electronics Industry Association (Abinee) survey shows that 12% of Brazilian electronics manufacturers have already had to shut down part of their production due to a lack of components.
Also, according to the association, four out of ten electronic product factories in Brazil are affected by the shortage of chips. Admittedly, the situation is less serious than in the automotive sector. Unlike the latter, the Brazilian . . .