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US Awards $1.5 Billion to GlobalFoundries for Domestic Semiconductor Production

Posted on AllSides February 19th, 2024
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. government is awarding $1.5 billion to GlobalFoundries to expand semiconductor production, the Biden administration said on Monday, in a bid to strengthen domestic supply chains. GlobalFoundries, the world's third-largest contract chipmaker, will build a new semiconductor production facility in Malta, New York, and expand existing operations there and in Burlington, Vermont, according to a preliminary agreement with the Commerce Department. The grant will be accompanied by $1.6 billion in available loans, with the funding expected to generate $12.5 billion in overall potential investment across the...

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