Samsung, the world's largest maker of computer chips, has warned of a "serious imbalance" in the semiconductor industry as global shortages cause disruption.
He also mentioned that he may skip the release of the next Galaxy Note smartphone, in order to improve his line. There are growing fears that market shortages could slow the economic recovery after the coronavirus.
The governments of the EU, the US and China are seeking to increase their production.
"There is a serious imbalance in their supply and demand chip in the global IT sector, "said Koh Dong-jin, co-chief executive of Samsung and head of mobile telephony, at a shareholders' meeting. "It is difficult to say that the shortage problem has been solved 100%."
New graphics cards are quite rare, Apple has withdrawn the release of some iPhones and the latest Xbox and PlayStation models run out every time a new stock is announced.
“The manufacturers Semiconductor "They are working hard to fill the gaps in the market," said Peter Richardson, a Counterpoint Research associate. "It will take time for the investment to become more profitable. This means that shortages for some products may continue for several months, possibly even until 2022. "