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BLinder
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BLinder   6/16/2011 11:39:43 PM
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There is no business model that would deliver the expected return on investment for placing a fab in Dubai. Also why would you invest in the high cost of sourcing staff as expats into such a region and expect a good return. Next you have suppliers (ie. AMAT, LAM, Novellus, etc) who must place offices and infrastructure in the region which may not be willing to make such a move. If you have not noticed the majority of our electronic supply chain is from APAC, and getting technology in and out of Dubai would be a challenge I would not bet on for my production.

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Shandilya   11/18/2009 9:10:07 AM
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me too.. i would love to go dubai if there is enough money !!

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AP81   11/11/2009 11:07:54 PM
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I dont mind living in Dubai

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Peter Clarke   11/11/2009 1:45:00 PM
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I wonder how many engineers would be prepared to move lock stock and barrel to Dubai or Abu Dhabi to pursue their careers. There may be good money, no taxes and luxorious leisure facilities but engineers might also find themselves living entirely within a gated community with other expatriates?

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subhasis   11/11/2009 4:45:32 AM
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people can be hired for that....

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Peter Clarke   11/9/2009 6:18:32 PM
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Is saying you aim to compete with Intel the pride that comes before a fall, or a legitimate exercise in aiming high, because if you fail in comparison with Intel you may still trounce TSMC?

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