Nikkei Asia Chief Tech Correspondent
Cheng Ting-Fang is the Chief Tech Correspondent with Nikkei Asia, Nikkei Inc.’s flagship English publication. She is based in Taipei and covers the global semiconductor industry, and all things related to the tech supply chain. She started her career as a reporter covering business and financial news in 2009. After joining Nikkei in 2016, Ms. Cheng has been intensively covering the tech supply chain across the region, closely following China’s ambition to develop the semiconductor industry and the impact of U.S.-China geopolitical tension on the global semiconductor industry and tech supply chain. She is co-winner of the 2022 Hinrich Foundation Award for Distinguished Reporting in Trade along with her colleague Lauly Li thanks to a story package including “The resilience myth: Fatal flaws in the push to secure chip supply chains,” which followed the electronic supply chain all the way upstream and found serious bottlenecks everywhere. She was part of the Nikkei Asia team that won in general excellence for the Best in Business Awards with the U.S. Society for Advancing Business Editing and Writing (SABEW) in 2022 and 2023. She also received several SOPA Awards for scoop, business reporting and explanatory reporting.