Japan Telecom Recovery - Electronic parts shortage, 3/15

Japan has a significant global market share in many kinds of electronic parts and material, such as DRAM, flash memory, and silicon wafer, and a lot of factories are located in the affected area.  Those items are expected to be short supply and will give impact to the global consumer electronics prices. Bloomberg:  Memory Chip Prices Gain on Concern of Material Supply Shortage After Quake

Wall Street Journal:  Quake Sparks Tech Supply Shortage Concerns

Source:  WirelessWire News 3/15