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EXHIBIT 1.01

CONFLICT MINERALS REPORT
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MICROCHIP TECHNOLOGY INCORPORATED
In Accord with Rule 13p-1 Under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

This report for the year ended December 31, 2021, is presented to comply with Rule 13p-1 under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 ("Rule 13p-1"). Rule 13p-1 was adopted by the United States Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") to implement reporting and disclosure requirements related to conflict minerals as directed by Section 1502 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010 ("Dodd-Frank"). Rule 13p-1 imposes certain reporting obligations on SEC registrants whose products contain conflict minerals necessary to the functionality or production of their products. Conflict Minerals are defined by Rule 13p-1 as gold, cassiterite, columbite-tantalite, wolframite, and their derivatives, which are limited to tin, tantalum, and tungsten.

If a registrant has reason to believe that any conflict minerals in their supply chain may have originated in the Democratic Republic of the Congo or an adjoining country ("Covered Countries"), or if they are unable to determine the country of origin of conflict minerals or that their products are manufactured entirely from recycled and scrap sources, then the issuer must exercise due diligence on the source and chain of custody of the conflict minerals. The registrant must annually submit a Conflict Minerals Report ("CMR") to the SEC that includes a description of those due diligence measures. This report is Microchip Technology Incorporated's CMR for the reporting calendar year ended December 31, 2021.

This report is not audited, as Rule 13p-1 and current SEC guidance provide that if the registrant is not declaring products as "DRC Conflict Free," the CMR is not subject to an independent private sector audit ("IPSA").

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1.    COMPANY OVERVIEW

MICROCHIP TECHNOLOGY INCORPORATED develops, manufactures, contracts to manufacture and sells specialized semiconductor products used by its customers in a wide variety of embedded control applications. Microchip Technology Incorporated was incorporated in Delaware in 1989. In this CMR, "we," "us," and "our" each refers to Microchip Technology Incorporated and its subsidiaries ("Microchip"). Our executive offices are located at 2355 West Chandler Boulevard, Chandler, Arizona 85224-6199 and our telephone number is (480) 792-7200.

Our Internet address is www.microchip.com. This CMR will be posted on our website with other SEC filings under About/Investor Relations as soon as reasonably practicable after it is electronically filed with the SEC. All of our SEC filings are available on our website free of charge. Additionally, this CMR will be posted on our designated Responsible Minerals Sourcing webpage at the internet address https://www.microchip.com/en-us/about/corporate-responsibility/responsible-minerals-sourcing.

The information on our website is not incorporated into this CMR.

1.1    Microchip Products

Microchip Technology Incorporated is a leading provider of smart, connected and secure embedded control solutions. Its easy-to-use development tools and comprehensive product portfolio enable customers to create optimal designs, which reduce risk while lowering total system cost and time to market. The company's solutions serve more than 120,000 customers across the industrial, automotive, consumer, aerospace and defense, communications and computing markets. Headquartered in Chandler, Arizona, Microchip offers outstanding technical support along with dependable delivery and quality.

A more detailed discussion of our product categories and the products relating to each category for calendar year 2021 are contained in our Annual Reports and SEC filings available on: https://www.microchip.com/documentlisting/annual-reports.

For the purposes of this report, Microchip’s products are further delineated in the table below separating integrated circuits from all other types of products.

All references to “Microchip” products hereafter include Microchip and all subsidiaries’ products in Categories A and B that were manufactured by Microchip or its subsidiaries, or contracted by Microchip or its subsidiaries to be manufactured, and within the scope of Rule 13p-1 ("Microchip products") unless specifically attributed to Microchip or a specific subsidiary (e.g. "Microchip Category A products" vs. "subsidiary Category A products").

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Conflict Minerals Disclosure CategoryConflict Minerals Product Description
A
Integrated circuits including touch screen controller ICs (e.g., PIC® Microcontrollers, Microprocessors, dsPIC® Digital Signal Controllers, touch and gesture sensing solutions, analog and interface, RF front-end products, wireless audio, USB and wireless solutions, embedded security products, memory products, medical electronics, LED drivers, printer/EL drivers, telecommunications, general industrial). Integrated circuits including field programmable gate arrays ("FPGAs"),
 Application-Specific Integrated Circuits ("ASICs"), Power-over-Ethernet ICs and legacy discrete components
BRF modules and touch screen controller boards
System-in-Package (SiP) hybrid modules
System on chip solutions ("SoCs"), Power management products, timing and synchronization devices and precise time solutions, voice processing devices, radio frequency ("RF") solutions, discrete components contained in peripheral equipment, enterprise storage and communication solution products, midspans, security technologies and scalable anti-tamper products, Ethernet solutions, as well as custom design capabilities and services
R&D application development printed circuit boards and system kits

During the analysis of Microchip products it was found that small quantities of tin, tantalum, tungsten and/or gold ("3TG"), necessary to their functionality or production, are found in substantially all Microchip products (Categories A and B).

1.2    Conflict Minerals Report

For all product categories, Microchip has been unable to conclusively determine the origin of the 3TG that its products contain, or to conclusively determine to what extent they come from recycled or scrap sources, the facilities used to process them, their country of origin, or their mine or location of origin. Microchip’s suppliers reported at broad levels, often at the company or large product family level. None of the suppliers identified which entities sourced Microchip products, and none of them reported that all entities identified on their Responsible Minerals Initiative Conflict Minerals Reporting Template ("RMI-CMRT") sourced Microchip products. This report describes Microchip’s Reasonable Country of Origin Inquiry (“RCOI”) for context, the due diligence measures taken on the 3TG source and chain of custody, a description of the products manufactured or contracted to be manufactured for which Microchip controlled the design and specified or approved the utilized materials, as well as the results of its due diligence efforts, and expected risk assessment and mitigation steps.


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1.3    Conflict Minerals Policy

Microchip has a conflict minerals policy. Our policy is available on our company website at https://www.microchip.com/en-us/about/corporate-responsibility/responsible-minerals-sourcing.

2.    MICROCHIP’S REASONABLE COUNTRY OF ORIGIN INQUIRY (RCOI) RESULTS

Since 2020, Microchip has been contracting with an industry leading third-party provider to help in conducting our annual RCOIs for our supply chains.

2.1    Category A Products

For Category A products, beginning in July 2021, Microchip sent requests with a set of instructional documents to its well-defined raw material suppliers and contract manufacturers, requesting completion of the RMI CMRT.

The responses were reviewed against developed criteria to determine valid answers and to identify candidates for subsequent inquiry ("Response Criteria"). For Microchip Category A inquiries, responses were received from all first-tier suppliers. Most responses were considered valid in first submission, while some required subsequent inquiries.

TABLE 1
    Category A Products, Smelter Metrics - 2361 Total Smelters    
MetalSmelters recognized by the RMI RMAP to be Conformant with their responsible minerals sourcing protocolsSmelters actively participating in sourcing audits by RMI RMAP, TI-CMC, LBMA, or similarSmelters that use 100% scrap or recycled sourcesSmelters known to source from the Covered Countries or for which there is reason to believe may source from the Covered Countries
Tantalum35 of 350 of 355 of 3518 of 35
Tin51 of 576 of 5710 of 574 of 57
Tungsten38 of 380 of 385 of 387 of 38
Gold106 of 1060 of 10643 of 1066 of 106

All smelters for Category A products known to source from the Covered Countries, or for which there is reason to believe may source from the Covered Countries, are recognized as Conformant with RMI Responsible Minerals Assurance Process (RMAP) protocols and are listed on the RMI's "Conformant" smelter list.

1 The total number of reported smelters represents verified legitimate smelters or refiners of 3TGs, that have been reported by at least one of your suppliers in our 2021 RCOI. Data is provided by our third-party due diligence consultants.
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2.2    Category B Products

As with Category A products, Microchip started the RCOI for Category B products in July 2021. Having previously identified and queried the printed circuit board manufacturers and the subcontract manufacturers’ unique materials, it successfully expanded its inquiry of discrete component manufacturers for all categories and manufacturers of peripheral equipment.
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Category B Products, Smelter Metrics - 3362 Total Smelters
MetalSmelters recognized by the RMI RMAP to be Conformant with their responsible minerals sourcing protocolsSmelters actively participating in sourcing audits by RMI RMAP, TI-CMC, LBMA, or similarSmelters not actively participating in sourcing audits by RMI RMAP, TI- CMC, LBMA, or similarSmelters that use 100% scrap or recycled sourcesSmelters known to source from the Covered Countries or for which there is reason to believe may source from the Covered Countries
Tantalum35 of 350 of 350 of 354 of 3518 of 35
Tin51 of 8012 of 8017 of 8013 of 804 of 80
Tungsten41 of 495 of 493 of 497 of 497 of 49
Gold105 of 1726 of 17261 of 17260 of 17217 of 172

Forty-six smelters for Category B products are known to source from, or there is reason to believe they may be sourcing from, the Covered Countries. Thirty-five of these smelters are recognized as Conformant with RMI Responsible Minerals Assurance Process (RMAP). The remaining eleven smelters are not recognized as RMAP-Conformant, thus requiring additional due diligence. For more information on these eleven smelters, please see section 3.3.1 titled “Category B Identified Risks.”

3.    MICROCHIP'S DUE DILIGENCE PROCESS

3.1    Design of Due Diligence

Microchip made a good faith effort in the reporting year to work within the framework of the Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development’s Due Diligence Guidance for Responsible Supply Chains of Minerals from Conflict-Affected and High-Risk Areas: Third Edition, OECD Publishing ("OECD Guidance") and related Supplements for 3TG, as it relates to its position in the supply chain as a “downstream company.”

3.2    OECD Step 1: Strong Company Management Systems

Microchip operates under a set of Guiding Values and a Code of Business Conduct & Ethics that form the foundation of all management systems at Microchip. Our Guiding Values and Code of Business Conduct & Ethics can be found on our website: https://www.microchip.com/en-us/about/investors/investor-information/mission-statement.
2 The total number of reported smelters represents verified legitimate smelters or refiners of 3TGs that have been reported by at least one of our suppliers in our 2021 RCOI. Data is provided by our third-party due diligence consultants.
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Continuing through the reporting year, Microchip expressed its concern and commitment regarding conflict minerals sourcing from the DRC and Covered Countries in a publicly available policy statement on conflict minerals as outlined in Section 1.3.

In addition, Microchip communicates our concern and commitment regarding conflict minerals sourcing from the DRC and Covered Countries in our Terms and Conditions of Purchase that accompany every order acknowledgement.

3.2.1    Internal Team

Continuing through the reporting year, Microchip's management system for conflict minerals included a team of corporate representatives from relevant functions, including corporate social responsibility, legal, manufacturing, corporate environmental services, product environmental, supply management, and risk management. The team is sponsored by Microchip's Sr. VP of Backend Operations, and senior management was briefed about the results of due diligence efforts, including minerals sourcing risks.

The conflict minerals team is responsible for implementing the conflict minerals compliance strategy, including formalizing conflict minerals due diligence practices, developing supplier risk assessment criteria and responses to risk. The team is led by the Senior Manager, ESG Assurance, who acts as the conflict minerals program manager.

3.2.2    Supply Chain Control Systems

To encourage the establishment of a system of controls and transparency over the mineral supply, Microchip participates in the Responsible Minerals Initiative ("RMI"). Participation allows Microchip to promote validation programs (such as the RMAP or standards enacted by the London Bullion Market Association (“LBMA”) or the Responsible Jewellery Council (“RJC”)), increase our knowledge of smelters and refiners in the supply chain, understand the scope and process for audit and validation program plans for metal-specific trade organizations, gain insight into which smelters are known to source from the covered countries, and join discussions of emerging practical due diligence experiences. During the reporting year, Microchip engaged two third-party due diligence consultants experienced with smelter sourcing research and with proven records of smelter engagement. The consultants reviewed smelter data obtained from Microchip’s 2021 RCOI for Category A products and raw, unsorted smelter data from 2021 RCOI for Category B products, and then prepared a technical file for each. Mineral sourcing risk, including customer perception of sourcing risk, was presented to Microchip's senior management.

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3.2.3    Microchip Supplier Engagement

In Calendar Year 2021, Microchip engaged an industry-leading third-party provider to help conduct our supplier engagement. This engagement included training and educational materials and supplier support. Microchip and the third-party provider reviewed responses against criteria designed to determine the number of valid responses ("Response Criteria") and followed up with corrections and clarifications as needed.

Microchip’s supplier engagement activities in the reporting year focused primarily on Category A suppliers. During the reporting year, Microchip requested completion of the RMI CMRT by raw material suppliers and subcontract manufacturers of Category A products and ultimately received a 100% response rate from those said suppliers.

For Microchip’s Category B products, Microchip continued its engagement with the second and third-tier discrete component and peripheral equipment suppliers using the RMI CMRT and educational materials, but continued to encounter circumstances where some manufacturers of the discrete components declined to provide a completed CMRT due to the indirect nature of Microchip’s relationship with such suppliers (Microchip’s contract manufacturers are discrete component suppliers’ direct customers and are therefore not responsible for sharing details regarding the discrete components). Microchip has begun to work more closely with its contract manufacturers to bridge this gap, however, hurdles still exist with the discrete component suppliers. During the reporting year, Microchip received a 75% response rate from suppliers for Category B products. This response rate is lower than past years as the continuing COVID-19 pandemic had a deep impact on the third-tier suppliers.

3.2.4    Grievance Mechanism

Microchip provides grievance mechanisms so that employees, suppliers, and others can report suspected non-compliance with legal requirements and suspected non-compliance with Microchip's Code of Business Conduct & Ethics.

Our Code of Business Conduct & Ethics policy (HR-690), Compliance with Laws policy (HR-685) and Reporting Legal Non-Compliance policy (HR-675) include complaint procedures. These policies are publicly available at https://www.microchip.com/about-us/corporate-responsibility/ethics-conduct.

For conflict minerals related grievances, Microchip employees and external parties may also submit concerns or information to ConflictMinerals@Microchip.com.
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3.2.5    Maintain Records

Microchip has developed a process for collecting and retaining RCOI and due diligence documentation that was directed, controlled, and archived by the conflict minerals team.

3.3    OECD Step 2: Identification and Assessment of Risk in the Supply Chain

Because of Microchip’s size, the complexity of its products, and the depth, breadth, and evolution of its supply chain, it may be challenging to identify suppliers upstream from its first tier (direct) suppliers. Accordingly, Microchip identifies direct suppliers which may contain conflict minerals and pursues smelter identification using the RMI CMRT. Additionally, Microchip leverages its membership in the RMI as an integral part of its supply chain identification and due diligence and risk assessment process. Furthermore, Microchip uses its third-party due diligence consultants to gain insight into SORs’ sourcing practices, and their internal due diligence procedures to help with risk assessment.

3.3.1    Category B Identified Risks

The following smelters pose a potential risk due to sourcing (or we have reason to believe they may be sourcing) from the Covered Countries and not being RMAP-Conformant:
African Gold Refinery (CID003185, Gold)
Augmont Enterprises Private Limited (CID003461, Gold)
Dijllah Gold Refinery FZC (CID003348, Gold)
Fidelity Printers and Refiners Ltd. (CID002515, Gold)
Fujairah Gold (CID002584, Gold)
Industrial Refining Company (CID002587, Gold)
International Precious Metal Refiners (CID002562, Gold)
Kaloti Precious Metals (CID002563, Gold)
Shirpur Gold Refinery Ltd. (CID002588, Gold)
Sudan Gold Refining (CID002567, Gold)
Value Trading (CID003617, Gold)

When it is discovered that a smelter or refiner presents a credible risk of irresponsible sourcing based upon our third-party due diligence research, Microchip will work with and educate its suppliers about the risks of having this type of smelter in its supply chain and, where necessary, begin the process of disengaging with the non-cooperating component manufacturers where mitigation appears not feasible or unacceptable.

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3.4    OECD Step 3: Strategy to Respond to Identified Risks

Microchip believes that understanding smelter sourcing practices is the best method that can eventually lead to the determination of a product's conflict status. To that end, Microchip is a member of the RMI and it reviews the lists of smelters reported by its supply chain against the RMI’s RMAP "Conformant" smelter lists, the "Active" smelter lists, and the TI-CMC "Active" smelter list (TI-CMC Category A, Members Progressing Toward RMAP Validation). In addition, Microchip utilizes RMI-recognized third-party consultants to help identify risks throughout its supply chain. It also engages with those suppliers who are believed to be supplying 3TG from sources that support conflict in the Covered Countries, with an end goal of establishing an acceptable alternative source of 3TG not supporting such conflict. Microchip also engages with smelters reported by its supply chain and for which we can locate viable contact information to voluntarily participate in the RMI RMAP or similar sourcing audit programs leading to recognition by the RMI RMAP as Conformant with the organization’s responsible minerals sourcing protocols.

3.5    OECD Step 4: Carry Out Independent Third-Party Audit of Supply Chain Due Diligence at Identified Points in the Supply Chain

Microchip does not typically have a direct relationship with 3TG smelters and refiners and does not perform direct audits of these entities within its supply chain. Microchip does, however, leverage its third-party due diligence consultants to contact smelters and refiners with which it does not have direct relationships or which it does not have the ability to contact. Using its third-party due diligence consultants, Microchip gains insight into SORs’ sourcing practices and their internal due diligence procedures. Microchip’s third-party due diligence consultants also encourage non-conformant/non-participating SORs to become conformant by joining the RMI or affiliated groups on Microchip’s behalf. Additionally, Microchip utilizes and supports the due diligence conducted by programs like the RMI to conduct and coordinate third-party audits to validate 3TG processor sourcing practices.

3.6    OECD Step 5: Report Annual Supply Chain Due Diligence

Microchip’s Due Diligence Review criteria includes a determination of the geographic location, whether there is a known, actively mined, and economically viable reserve of 3TG in the area, whether there is positive evidence of responsible and/or irresponsible sourcing, whether there is contrary evidence of responsible sourcing - all from publicly available sources, the smelters’ websites, the UN Group of Experts, NGOs, the RMI and similar organizations, and from our due diligence consultant’s communication with certain smelters. Please refer to Section 3.3 of this Conflict Minerals Report for the discussion on the steps taken on these ten findings.

As a result of continuous due diligence with suppliers and smelters through its third-party consultant teams, Microchip has determined that approximately 97.5% of smelters in its Category A product supply chain are RMAP
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conformant and 2.5% are actively pursuing their conformant status as of the end of our RCOI. The conformant percentage is ~2% lower from what was observed in previous five years.

Similarly, as a result of our continuous due diligence with suppliers and smelters which are part of Microchip’s Category B product supply chain as well as through working with third-party consultants, Microchip has determined that approximately 69.1% of its smelters are RMAP conformant, 6.8% are actively pursuing their conformant status, and 24.1% are currently not enrolled in a validation program. This is a slight decrease from what was observed at the end of our 2020, 2019, 2018, and 2017 RCOI.

Based on RCOI information provided by suppliers in Microchip's supply chains, its due diligence efforts, and due diligence provided by our third-party consultants, the SORs that may have processed the 3TG in Microchip's Category A products include those listed in Table 1. The SORs that may have processed the 3TG in Category B products include those listed in Table 2.

Based on its due diligence efforts, Microchip does not have sufficient information to conclusively determine the countries of origin for the 3TG in its products. Based on the information provided by Microchip's suppliers, our third-party due diligence consultants, the RMI, and others, Microchip believes that the countries of origin for the 3TG in our products include the countries listed in Table 7.

While sixty-three smelters in Category A products were identified as exclusively using scrap or recycled sources of 3TG, it was determined that no correlation can be made to any specific Microchip Category A product type, technology family, or part number. No Microchip Category A product is made exclusively with 3TG solely sourced from scrap or recycled sources.

Additionally, although eighty-four smelters in Category B products were found to source from scrap or recycled sources of 3TG exclusively, it was determined that no correlation can be made to any specific Microchip Category B product types, technology family, or part number. No Category B product is made exclusively with 3TG solely sourced from scrap or recycled sources.

Microchip's independent due diligence produced information suggesting thirty-five reported smelters in Category A products either are known to source from the Covered Countries, or there is reason to believe they may or could source from the Covered Countries based upon business relationships. Each of these smelters is recognized by the RMI to be Conformant with the organization’s responsible minerals sourcing protocols and are listed on the RMI RMAP “Conformant” smelter lists.

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In Category B products, Microchip's independent due diligence produced information suggesting forty-six reported smelters either as known to source from the Covered Countries or there is reason to believe they may source from the Covered Countries. Thirty-five of the smelters are recognized by the RMI to be “Conformant” with the organization’s responsible minerals sourcing protocols and are listed on the RMI RMAP “Conformant” smelter lists. For the eleven smelters reported to be in the supply chain for Category B products that were not recognized by the RMI as Conformant, Microchip performed additional due diligence.

In addition to this CMR, Microchip communicates its conflict minerals activities in its annual Sustainability Report and in the conflict minerals sourcing policy, which are available on our company website: https://www.microchip.com/en-us/about/corporate-responsibility. The information on our website is not incorporated into this CMR.

3.6.2    Efforts to Determine Mine or Location of Origin

Microchip has established that participation in RMI, requesting its suppliers complete the RMI CMRT, and retaining third-party due diligence consultants in the reporting year are reasonable ways to determine the mines or countries of origin of the 3TG in its supply chain. Microchip’s Countries of Origin and Reason to Believe Countries of Origin list as provided by the best of its ability based on data provided by the third-party due diligence consultants is listed in Table 7 of this CMR.

3.6.3    Smelters or Refiners

Microchip does not source 3TG directly from the Covered Countries, and Microchip typically does not source 3TG directly from smelters or refiners. The exceptions are gold sputter targets, gold bond wire, and tin anode. All gold sputter targets, gold bond wire, and tin anode, were purchased from smelters or refiners recognized by the RMI RMAP as Conformant with the organization’s responsible minerals sourcing protocols.

Based on RCOI information provided by suppliers in Microchip’s supply chains, its own due diligence efforts, and due diligence provided by its consultants, the facilities that may have processed the 3TG in Microchip’s Category A products include those listed in Table 1.

4.    STEPS TO BE TAKEN TO MITIGATE RISK

Microchip intends to take the following steps to improve the due diligence and further mitigate risk of using necessary 3TGs which could potentially benefit armed groups in the Covered Countries:
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a.Continue to work with the RMI and/or other relevant trade associations to define and improve best practices and build leverage over the supply chain in accordance with the OECD Guidance and/or other SEC recognized framework.
b.Consolidate RCOI and due diligence practices and activities into a conflict minerals management system. Continue to retain third-party due diligence consultants experienced with smelter sourcing research and direct smelter engagement.
c.Conduct bi-annual reporting year RCOI for Category A products using the RMI CMRT. Microchip will communicate its expectation that suppliers for Category A products continue working to remove uncooperative smelters and smelters that are not actively participating with the RMI RMAP, or similar sourcing programs, from the products they provide to Microchip.
d.Conduct annual reporting year RCOI for Category B products using RMI CMRT. Microchip will communicate its expectation that suppliers for Category B products continue working to remove uncooperative smelters and smelters that are not actively participating with the RMI RMAP, or similar sourcing programs, from the products they provide to Microchip through Microchip's contract manufacturers.
e.Continue to develop supplier engagement strategies that may improve the RCOI response rate for Category B suppliers where Microchip is a second-tier customer or lower.
f.Through our efforts or those of our due diligence consultants, engage with selected smelters to encourage participation with the RMI RMAP responsible minerals sourcing audits.
g.Continue to remove smelters from our Category A supply chain that become uncooperative with the RMI RMAP or who were, at one time, voluntarily participating with the RMI RMAP responsible minerals sourcing audit program or similar programs, but who have fallen off the “Conformant” smelter lists (unless the RMI places the smelter into its “smelters undergoing extended corrective action” category). Microchip will review the business need for a smelter in this category and may, depending on the cause for removal and the nature and content of affirmative commitments made by the affected smelter, choose to retain the smelter in its supply chain.
h.Engage with direct suppliers found to be supplying us with 3TG from sources that support conflict in any Covered Country to seek to establish an acceptable alternative source of 3TG.

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TABLE 5

Category A Products

Smelters Reported to be in Supply Chain


MetalSmelter NameSmelter Country
Gold8853 S.p.A.ITALY
GoldAdvanced Chemical CompanyUNITED STATES OF AMERICA
GoldAida Chemical Industries Co., Ltd.JAPAN
GoldAl Etihad Gold Refinery DMCCUNITED ARAB EMIRATES
GoldAllgemeine Gold-und Silberscheideanstalt A.G.GERMANY
GoldAlmalyk Mining and Metallurgical Complex (AMMC)UZBEKISTAN
GoldAngloGold Ashanti Corrego do Sitio MineracaoBRAZIL
GoldArgor-Heraeus S.A.SWITZERLAND
GoldAsahi Pretec Corp.JAPAN
GoldAsahi Refining Canada Ltd.CANADA
GoldAsahi Refining USA Inc.UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
GoldAsaka Riken Co., Ltd.JAPAN
GoldAurubis AGGERMANY
GoldBangalore RefineryINDIA
GoldBangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (Central Bank of the Philippines)PHILIPPINES
GoldBoliden ABSWEDEN
GoldC. Hafner GmbH + Co. KGGERMANY
GoldCCR Refinery - Glencore Canada CorporationCANADA
GoldCendres + Metaux S.A.SWITZERLAND
GoldChimet S.p.A.ITALY
GoldChugai MiningJAPAN
GoldDODUCO Contacts and Refining GmbHGERMANY
GoldDowaJAPAN
GoldDSC (Do Sung Corporation)KOREA, REPUBLIC OF
GoldEco-System Recycling Co., Ltd. East PlantJAPAN
GoldEco-System Recycling Co., Ltd. North PlantJAPAN
GoldEco-System Recycling Co., Ltd. West PlantJAPAN
GoldEmirates Gold DMCCUNITED ARAB EMIRATES
GoldGeib Refining CorporationUNITED STATES OF AMERICA
GoldGold Refinery of Zijin Mining Group Co., Ltd.CHINA
GoldHeimerle + Meule GmbHGERMANY
GoldHeraeus Germany GmbH Co. KGGERMANY
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MetalSmelter NameSmelter Country
GoldHeraeus Metals Hong Kong Ltd.CHINA
GoldInner Mongolia Qiankun Gold and Silver Refinery Share Co., Ltd.CHINA
GoldIshifuku Metal Industry Co., Ltd.JAPAN
GoldIstanbul Gold RefineryTURKEY
GoldItalpreziosiITALY
GoldJapan MintJAPAN
GoldJiangxi Copper Co., Ltd.CHINA
GoldJSC Novosibirsk RefineryRUSSIAN FEDERATION
GoldJSC UralelectromedRUSSIAN FEDERATION
GoldJX Nippon Mining & Metals Co., Ltd.JAPAN
GoldKazzincKAZAKHSTAN
GoldKennecott Utah Copper LLCUNITED STATES OF AMERICA
GoldKGHM Polska Miedź Spółka AkcyjnaPOLAND
GoldKojima Chemicals Co., Ltd.JAPAN
GoldKorea Zinc Co., Ltd.KOREA, REPUBLIC OF
GoldL'Orfebre S.A.ANDORRA
GoldLS-NIKKO Copper Inc.KOREA, REPUBLIC OF
GoldLT Metal Ltd.KOREA, REPUBLIC OF
GoldMarsam MetalsBRAZIL
GoldMaterionUNITED STATES OF AMERICA
GoldMatsuda Sangyo Co., Ltd.JAPAN
GoldMetal Concentrators SA (Pty) Ltd.SOUTH AFRICA
GoldMetalor Technologies (Hong Kong) Ltd.CHINA
GoldMetalor Technologies (Singapore) Pte., Ltd.SINGAPORE
GoldMetalor Technologies (Suzhou) Ltd.CHINA
GoldMetalor Technologies S.A.SWITZERLAND
GoldMetalor USA Refining CorporationUNITED STATES OF AMERICA
GoldMetalurgica Met-Mex Penoles S.A. De C.V.MEXICO
GoldMitsubishi Materials CorporationJAPAN
GoldMitsui Mining and Smelting Co., Ltd.JAPAN
GoldMMTC-PAMP India Pvt., Ltd.INDIA
GoldMoscow Special Alloys Processing PlantRUSSIAN FEDERATION
GoldNadir Metal Rafineri San. Ve Tic. A.S.TURKEY
GoldNavoi Mining and Metallurgical CombinatUZBEKISTAN
GoldNihon Material Co., Ltd.JAPAN
GoldÖgussa Österreichische Gold- und Silber-Scheideanstalt GmbHAUSTRIA
GoldOhura Precious Metal Industry Co., Ltd.JAPAN
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MetalSmelter NameSmelter Country
GoldOJSC "The Gulidov Krasnoyarsk Non-Ferrous Metals Plant" (OJSC Krastsvetmet)RUSSIAN FEDERATION
GoldPAMP S.A.SWITZERLAND
GoldPlanta Recuperadora de Metales SpACHILE
GoldPrioksky Plant of Non-Ferrous MetalsRUSSIAN FEDERATION
GoldPT Aneka Tambang (Persero) TbkINDONESIA
GoldPX Precinox S.A.SWITZERLAND
GoldRand Refinery (Pty) Ltd.SOUTH AFRICA
GoldREMONDIS PMR B.V.NETHERLANDS
GoldRoyal Canadian MintCANADA
GoldSAAMPFRANCE
GoldSafimet S.p.AITALY
GoldSAFINA A.S.CZECH REPUBLIC
GoldSamduck Precious MetalsKOREA, REPUBLIC OF
GoldSAXONIA Edelmetalle GmbHGERMANY
GoldSEMPSA Joyeria Plateria S.A.SPAIN
GoldShandong Gold Smelting Co., Ltd.CHINA
GoldShandong Zhaojin Gold & Silver Refinery Co., Ltd.CHINA
GoldSichuan Tianze Precious Metals Co., Ltd.CHINA
GoldSingway Technology Co., Ltd.TAIWAN, PROVINCE OF CHINA
GoldSOE Shyolkovsky Factory of Secondary Precious MetalsRUSSIAN FEDERATION
GoldSolar Applied Materials Technology Corp.TAIWAN, PROVINCE OF CHINA
GoldSumitomo Metal Mining Co., Ltd.JAPAN
GoldSungEel HiMetal Co., Ltd.KOREA, REPUBLIC OF
GoldT.C.A S.p.AITALY
GoldTanaka Kikinzoku Kogyo K.K.JAPAN
GoldTokuriki Honten Co., Ltd.JAPAN
GoldTOO Tau-Ken-AltynKAZAKHSTAN
GoldTorecomKOREA, REPUBLIC OF
GoldUmicore Precious Metals ThailandTHAILAND
GoldUmicore S.A. Business Unit Precious Metals RefiningBELGIUM
GoldUnited Precious Metal Refining, Inc.UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
GoldValcambi S.A.SWITZERLAND
GoldWestern Australian Mint (T/a The Perth Mint)AUSTRALIA
GoldWIELAND Edelmetalle GmbHGERMANY
GoldYamakin Co., Ltd.JAPAN
GoldYokohama Metal Co., Ltd.JAPAN
GoldZhongyuan Gold Smelter of Zhongjin Gold CorporationCHINA
TantalumChangsha South Tantalum Niobium Co., Ltd.CHINA
15



MetalSmelter NameSmelter Country
TantalumD Block Metals, LLCUNITED STATES OF AMERICA
TantalumExotech Inc.UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
TantalumF&X Electro-Materials Ltd.CHINA
TantalumFIR Metals & Resource Ltd.CHINA
TantalumGlobal Advanced Metals AizuJAPAN
TantalumGlobal Advanced Metals BoyertownUNITED STATES OF AMERICA
TantalumH.C. Starck Hermsdorf GmbHGERMANY
TantalumH.C. Starck Inc.UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
TantalumHengyang King Xing Lifeng New Materials Co., Ltd.CHINA
TantalumJiangxi Dinghai Tantalum & Niobium Co., Ltd.CHINA
TantalumJiangxi Tuohong New Raw MaterialCHINA
TantalumJiuJiang JinXin Nonferrous Metals Co., Ltd.CHINA
TantalumJiujiang Tanbre Co., Ltd.CHINA
TantalumJiujiang Zhongao Tantalum & Niobium Co., Ltd.CHINA
TantalumKEMET de MexicoMEXICO
TantalumLSM Brasil S.A.BRAZIL
TantalumMetallurgical Products India Pvt., Ltd.INDIA
TantalumMineração Taboca S.A.BRAZIL
TantalumMitsui Mining & SmeltingJAPAN
TantalumNingxia Orient Tantalum Industry Co., Ltd.CHINA
TantalumNPM Silmet ASESTONIA
TantalumQuantumCleanUNITED STATES OF AMERICA
TantalumResind Indústria e Comércio Ltda.BRAZIL
TantalumSolikamsk Magnesium Works OAORUSSIAN FEDERATION
TantalumTaki Chemical Co., Ltd.JAPAN
TantalumTANIOBIS Co., Ltd.THAILAND
TantalumTANIOBIS GmbHGERMANY
TantalumTANIOBIS Japan Co., Ltd.JAPAN
TantalumTANIOBIS Smelting GmbH & Co. KGGERMANY
TantalumTelex MetalsUNITED STATES OF AMERICA
TantalumUlba Metallurgical Plant JSCKAZAKHSTAN
TantalumXIMEI RESOURCES (GUANGDONG) LIMITEDCHINA
TantalumXinXing HaoRong Electronic Material Co., Ltd.CHINA
TantalumYanling Jincheng Tantalum & Niobium Co., Ltd.CHINA
TinAlphaUNITED STATES OF AMERICA
TinChenzhou Yunxiang Mining and Metallurgy Co., Ltd.CHINA
TinChifeng Dajingzi Tin Industry Co., Ltd.CHINA
TinChina Tin Group Co., Ltd.CHINA
TinCV Venus Inti PerkasaINDONESIA
16



MetalSmelter NameSmelter Country
TinDowaJAPAN
TinEM VintoBOLIVIA (PLURINATIONAL STATE OF)
TinFenix MetalsPOLAND
TinGejiu Kai Meng Industry and Trade LLCCHINA
TinGejiu Non-Ferrous Metal Processing Co., Ltd.CHINA
TinGejiu Yunxin Nonferrous Electrolysis Co., Ltd.CHINA
TinGejiu Zili Mining And Metallurgy Co., Ltd.CHINA
TinGuangdong Hanhe Non-Ferrous Metal Co., Ltd.CHINA
TinHuiChang Hill Tin Industry Co., Ltd.CHINA
TinJiangxi New Nanshan Technology Ltd.CHINA
TinLuna Smelter, Ltd.RWANDA
TinMa'anshan Weitai Tin Co., Ltd.CHINA
TinMagnu's Minerais Metais e Ligas Ltda.BRAZIL
TinMalaysia Smelting Corporation (MSC)MALAYSIA
TinMelt Metais e Ligas S.A.BRAZIL
TinMetallic Resources, Inc.UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
TinMetallo Belgium N.V.BELGIUM
TinMetallo Spain S.L.U.SPAIN
TinMineração Taboca S.A.BRAZIL
TinMinsurPERU
TinMitsubishi Materials CorporationJAPAN
TinO.M. Manufacturing (Thailand) Co., Ltd.THAILAND
TinO.M. Manufacturing Philippines, Inc.PHILIPPINES
TinOperaciones Metalúrgicas S.A.BOLIVIA (PLURINATIONAL STATE OF)
TinPT Artha Cipta LanggengINDONESIA
TinPT ATD Makmur Mandiri JayaINDONESIA
TinPT Babel Inti PerkasaINDONESIA
TinPT Babel Surya Alam LestariINDONESIA
TinPT Bangka SerumpunINDONESIA
TinPT Bukit TimahINDONESIA
TinPT Menara Cipta MuliaINDONESIA
TinPT Mitra Stania PrimaINDONESIA
TinPT Mitra Sukses GlobalindoINDONESIA
TinPT Prima Timah UtamaINDONESIA
TinPT Rajawali Rimba PerkasaINDONESIA
TinPT Refined Bangka TinINDONESIA
TinPT Stanindo Inti PerkasaINDONESIA
TinPT Sukses Inti MakmurINDONESIA
TinPT Timah NusantaraINDONESIA
17



MetalSmelter NameSmelter Country
TinPT Timah Tbk KundurINDONESIA
TinPT Timah Tbk MentokINDONESIA
TinPT Tinindo Inter NusaINDONESIA
TinResind Indústria e Comércio Ltda.BRAZIL
TinRui Da HungTAIWAN, PROVINCE OF CHINA
TinSoft Metais Ltda.BRAZIL
TinThai Nguyen Mining and Metallurgy Co., Ltd.VIETNAM
TinThaisarcoTHAILAND
TinTin Technology & RefiningUNITED STATES OF AMERICA
TinWhite Solder Metalurgia e Mineração Ltda.BRAZIL
TinYunnan Chengfeng Non-ferrous Metals Co., Ltd.CHINA
TinYunnan Tin Company LimitedCHINA
TinYunnan Yunfan Non-ferrous Metals Co., Ltd.CHINA
TungstenA.L.M.T. Corp.JAPAN
TungstenACL Metais EireliBRAZIL
TungstenAsia Tungsten Products Vietnam Ltd.VIETNAM
TungstenChenzhou Diamond Tungsten Products Co., Ltd.CHINA
TungstenChina Molybdenum Co., Ltd.CHINA
TungstenChongyi Zhangyuan Tungsten Co., Ltd.CHINA
TungstenFujian Ganmin RareMetal Co., Ltd.CHINA
TungstenGanzhou Haichuang Tungsten Co., Ltd.CHINA
TungstenGanzhou Huaxing Tungsten Products Co., Ltd.CHINA
TungstenGanzhou Jiangwu Ferrotungsten Co., Ltd.CHINA
TungstenGanzhou Seadragon W & Mo Co., Ltd.CHINA
TungstenGlobal Tungsten & Powders Corp.UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
TungstenGuangdong Xianglu Tungsten Co., Ltd.CHINA
TungstenH.C. Starck Tungsten GmbHGERMANY
TungstenHunan Chenzhou Mining Co., Ltd.CHINA
TungstenHunan Chunchang Nonferrous Metals Co., Ltd.CHINA
TungstenHydrometallurg, JSCRUSSIAN FEDERATION
TungstenJapan New Metals Co., Ltd.JAPAN
TungstenJiangwu H.C. Starck Tungsten Products Co., Ltd.CHINA
TungstenJiangxi Gan Bei Tungsten Co., Ltd.CHINA
TungstenJiangxi Tonggu Non-ferrous Metallurgical & Chemical Co., Ltd.CHINA
TungstenJiangxi Xinsheng Tungsten Industry Co., Ltd.CHINA
TungstenJiangxi Yaosheng Tungsten Co., Ltd.CHINA
TungstenKennametal FallonUNITED STATES OF AMERICA
TungstenKennametal HuntsvilleUNITED STATES OF AMERICA
18



MetalSmelter NameSmelter Country
TungstenKGETS Co., Ltd.KOREA, REPUBLIC OF
TungstenLianyou Metals Co., Ltd.TAIWAN, PROVINCE OF CHINA
TungstenMalipo Haiyu Tungsten Co., Ltd.CHINA
TungstenMasan High-Tech MaterialsVIETNAM
TungstenMoliren Ltd.RUSSIAN FEDERATION
TungstenNiagara Refining LLCUNITED STATES OF AMERICA
TungstenPhilippine Chuangxin Industrial Co., Inc.PHILIPPINES
TungstenTANIOBIS Smelting GmbH & Co. KGGERMANY
TungstenUnecha Refractory metals plantRUSSIAN FEDERATION
TungstenWolfram Bergbau und Hütten AGAUSTRIA
TungstenXiamen Tungsten (H.C.) Co., Ltd.CHINA
TungstenXiamen Tungsten Co., Ltd.CHINA
TungstenXinfeng Huarui Tungsten & Molybdenum New Material Co., Ltd.CHINA
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TABLE 6

Category B Products

Smelters Reported to be in Supply Chain

MetalSmelter NameSmelter Country
Gold8853 S.p.A.ITALY
GoldABC Refinery Pty Ltd.AUSTRALIA
GoldAbington Reldan Metals, LLCUNITED STATES OF AMERICA
GoldAdvanced Chemical CompanyUNITED STATES OF AMERICA
GoldAfrican Gold RefineryUGANDA
GoldAida Chemical Industries Co., Ltd.JAPAN
GoldAl Etihad Gold Refinery DMCCUNITED ARAB EMIRATES
GoldAlexy MetalsUNITED STATES OF AMERICA
GoldAllgemeine Gold-und Silberscheideanstalt A.G.GERMANY
GoldAlmalyk Mining and Metallurgical Complex (AMMC)UZBEKISTAN
GoldAngloGold Ashanti Córrego do Sítio MineraçãoBRAZIL
GoldArgor-Heraeus S.A.SWITZERLAND
GoldAsahi Pretec Corp.JAPAN
GoldAsahi Refining Canada Ltd.CANADA
GoldAsahi Refining USA Inc.UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
GoldAsaka Riken Co., Ltd.JAPAN
GoldAtasay Kuyumculuk Sanayi Ve Ticaret A.S.TURKEY
GoldAU Traders and RefinersSOUTH AFRICA
GoldAugmont Enterprises Private LimitedINDIA
GoldAurubis AGGERMANY
GoldBangalore RefineryINDIA
GoldBangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (Central Bank of the Philippines)PHILIPPINES
GoldBoliden ABSWEDEN
GoldC. Hafner GmbH + Co. KGGERMANY
GoldC.I Metales Procesados Industriales SASCOLOMBIA
GoldCaridadMEXICO
GoldCCR Refinery - Glencore Canada CorporationCANADA
GoldCendres + Métaux S.A.SWITZERLAND
GoldCGR Metalloys Pvt Ltd.INDIA
GoldChimet S.p.A.ITALY
GoldChugai MiningJAPAN
GoldDaye Non-Ferrous Metals Mining Ltd.CHINA
GoldDegussa Sonne / Mond Goldhandel GmbHGERMANY
20



MetalSmelter NameSmelter Country
GoldDijllah Gold Refinery FZCUNITED ARAB EMIRATES
GoldDowaJAPAN
GoldDSC (Do Sung Corporation)KOREA, REPUBLIC OF
GoldEco-System Recycling Co., Ltd. East PlantJAPAN
GoldEco-System Recycling Co., Ltd. North PlantJAPAN
GoldEco-System Recycling Co., Ltd. West PlantJAPAN
GoldEmerald Jewel Industry India Limited (Unit 1)INDIA
GoldEmerald Jewel Industry India Limited (Unit 2)INDIA
GoldEmerald Jewel Industry India Limited (Unit 3)INDIA
GoldEmerald Jewel Industry India Limited (Unit 4)INDIA
GoldEmirates Gold DMCCUNITED ARAB EMIRATES
GoldFidelity Printers and Refiners Ltd.ZIMBABWE
GoldFujairah Gold FZCUNITED ARAB EMIRATES
GoldGCC Gujrat Gold Centre Pvt. Ltd.INDIA
GoldGeib Refining CorporationUNITED STATES OF AMERICA
GoldGold Coast RefineryGHANA
GoldGold Refinery of Zijin Mining Group Co., Ltd.CHINA
GoldGreat Wall Precious Metals Co., Ltd. of CBPMCHINA
GoldGuangdong Jinding Gold LimitedCHINA
GoldGuoda Safina High-Tech Environmental Refinery Co., Ltd.CHINA
GoldHangzhou Fuchunjiang Smelting Co., Ltd.CHINA
GoldHeimerle + Meule GmbHGERMANY
GoldHeraeus Germany GmbH Co. KGGERMANY
GoldHeraeus Metals Hong Kong Ltd.CHINA
GoldHunan Chenzhou Mining Co., Ltd.CHINA
GoldHunan Guiyang yinxing Nonferrous Smelting Co., Ltd.CHINA
GoldHwaSeong CJ Co., Ltd.KOREA, REPUBLIC OF
GoldIndustrial Refining CompanyBELGIUM
GoldInner Mongolia Qiankun Gold and Silver Refinery Share Co., Ltd.CHINA
GoldInternational Precious Metal RefinersUNITED ARAB EMIRATES
GoldIshifuku Metal Industry Co., Ltd.JAPAN
GoldIstanbul Gold RefineryTURKEY
GoldItalpreziosiITALY
GoldJALAN & CompanyINDIA
GoldJapan MintJAPAN
GoldJiangxi Copper Co., Ltd.CHINA
GoldJSC Ekaterinburg Non-Ferrous Metal Processing PlantRUSSIAN FEDERATION
GoldJSC Novosibirsk RefineryRUSSIAN FEDERATION
21



MetalSmelter NameSmelter Country
GoldJSC UralelectromedRUSSIAN FEDERATION
GoldJX Nippon Mining & Metals Co., Ltd.JAPAN
GoldK.A. RasmussenNORWAY
GoldKaloti Precious MetalsUNITED ARAB EMIRATES
GoldKazakhmys Smelting LLCKAZAKHSTAN
GoldKazzincKAZAKHSTAN
GoldKennecott Utah Copper LLCUNITED STATES OF AMERICA
GoldKGHM Polska Miedź Spółka AkcyjnaPOLAND
GoldKojima Chemicals Co., Ltd.JAPAN
GoldKorea Zinc Co., Ltd.KOREA, REPUBLIC OF
GoldKundan Care Products Ltd.INDIA
GoldKyrgyzaltyn JSCKYRGYZSTAN
GoldKyshtym Copper-Electrolytic Plant ZAORUSSIAN FEDERATION
GoldL'azurde Company For JewelrySAUDI ARABIA
GoldL'Orfebre S.A.ANDORRA
GoldLingbao Gold Co., Ltd.CHINA
GoldLingbao Jinyuan Tonghui Refinery Co., Ltd.CHINA
GoldLS-NIKKO Copper Inc.KOREA, REPUBLIC OF
GoldLT Metal Ltd.KOREA, REPUBLIC OF
GoldLuoyang Zijin Yinhui Gold Refinery Co., Ltd.CHINA
GoldMarsam MetalsBRAZIL
GoldMaterionUNITED STATES OF AMERICA
GoldMatsuda Sangyo Co., Ltd.JAPAN
GoldMD OverseasINDIA
GoldMetal Concentrators SA (Pty) Ltd.SOUTH AFRICA
GoldMetallix Refining Inc.UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
GoldMetalor Technologies (Hong Kong) Ltd.CHINA
GoldMetalor Technologies (Singapore) Pte., Ltd.SINGAPORE
GoldMetalor Technologies (Suzhou) Ltd.CHINA
GoldMetalor Technologies S.A.SWITZERLAND
GoldMetalor USA Refining CorporationUNITED STATES OF AMERICA
GoldMetalúrgica Met-Mex Peñoles S.A. De C.V.MEXICO
GoldMitsubishi Materials CorporationJAPAN
GoldMitsui Mining and Smelting Co., Ltd.JAPAN
GoldMMTC-PAMP India Pvt., Ltd.INDIA
GoldModeltech Sdn BhdMALAYSIA
GoldMorris and WatsonNEW ZEALAND
GoldMoscow Special Alloys Processing PlantRUSSIAN FEDERATION
GoldNadir Metal Rafineri San. Ve Tic. A.Ş.TURKEY
22



MetalSmelter NameSmelter Country
GoldJSC UralelectromedRUSSIAN FEDERATION
GoldJX Nippon Mining & Metals Co., Ltd.JAPAN
GoldK.A. RasmussenNORWAY
GoldKaloti Precious MetalsUNITED ARAB EMIRATES
GoldKazakhmys Smelting LLCKAZAKHSTAN
GoldKazzincKAZAKHSTAN
GoldKennecott Utah Copper LLCUNITED STATES OF AMERICA
GoldKGHM Polska Miedź Spółka AkcyjnaPOLAND
GoldKojima Chemicals Co., Ltd.JAPAN
GoldKorea Zinc Co., Ltd.KOREA, REPUBLIC OF
GoldKundan Care Products Ltd.INDIA
GoldKyrgyzaltyn JSCKYRGYZSTAN
GoldKyshtym Copper-Electrolytic Plant ZAORUSSIAN FEDERATION
GoldL'azurde Company For JewelrySAUDI ARABIA
GoldL'Orfebre S.A.ANDORRA
GoldLingbao Gold Co., Ltd.CHINA
GoldLingbao Jinyuan Tonghui Refinery Co., Ltd.CHINA
GoldLS-NIKKO Copper Inc.KOREA, REPUBLIC OF
GoldLT Metal Ltd.KOREA, REPUBLIC OF
GoldLuoyang Zijin Yinhui Gold Refinery Co., Ltd.CHINA
GoldMarsam MetalsBRAZIL
GoldMaterionUNITED STATES OF AMERICA
GoldMatsuda Sangyo Co., Ltd.JAPAN
GoldMD OverseasINDIA
GoldMetal Concentrators SA (Pty) Ltd.SOUTH AFRICA
GoldMetallix Refining Inc.UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
GoldMetalor Technologies (Hong Kong) Ltd.CHINA
GoldMetalor Technologies (Singapore) Pte., Ltd.SINGAPORE
GoldMetalor Technologies (Suzhou) Ltd.CHINA
GoldMetalor Technologies S.A.SWITZERLAND
GoldMetalor USA Refining CorporationUNITED STATES OF AMERICA
GoldMetalúrgica Met-Mex Peñoles S.A. De C.V.MEXICO
GoldMitsubishi Materials CorporationJAPAN
GoldMitsui Mining and Smelting Co., Ltd.JAPAN
GoldMMTC-PAMP India Pvt., Ltd.INDIA
GoldModeltech Sdn BhdMALAYSIA
GoldMorris and WatsonNEW ZEALAND
GoldMoscow Special Alloys Processing PlantRUSSIAN FEDERATION
GoldNadir Metal Rafineri San. Ve Tic. A.Ş.TURKEY
23



MetalSmelter NameSmelter Country
GoldNavoi Mining and Metallurgical CombinatUZBEKISTAN
GoldNH Recytech CompanyKOREA, REPUBLIC OF
GoldNihon Material Co., Ltd.JAPAN
GoldÖgussa Österreichische Gold- und Silber-Scheideanstalt GmbHAUSTRIA
GoldOhura Precious Metal Industry Co., Ltd.JAPAN
GoldOJSC "The Gulidov Krasnoyarsk Non-Ferrous Metals Plant" (OJSC Krastsvetmet)RUSSIAN FEDERATION
GoldPAMP S.A.SWITZERLAND
GoldPease & CurrenUNITED STATES OF AMERICA
GoldPenglai Penggang Gold Industry Co., Ltd.CHINA
GoldPlanta Recuperadora de Metales SpACHILE
GoldPrioksky Plant of Non-Ferrous MetalsRUSSIAN FEDERATION
GoldPT Aneka Tambang (Persero) TbkINDONESIA
GoldPX Précinox S.A.SWITZERLAND
GoldQG Refining, LLCUNITED STATES OF AMERICA
GoldRand Refinery (Pty) Ltd.SOUTH AFRICA
GoldRefinery of Seemine Gold Co., Ltd.CHINA
GoldREMONDIS PMR B.V.NETHERLANDS
GoldRoyal Canadian MintCANADA
GoldSAAMPFRANCE
GoldSabin Metal Corp.UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
GoldSafimet S.p.AITALY
GoldSAFINA A.S.CZECH REPUBLIC
GoldSai RefineryINDIA
GoldSamduck Precious MetalsKOREA, REPUBLIC OF
GoldSAMWON Metals Corp.KOREA, REPUBLIC OF
GoldSancus ZFS (L’Orfebre, SA)COLOMBIA
GoldSellem Industries Ltd.MAURITANIA
GoldSEMPSA Joyería Platería S.A.SPAIN
GoldShandong Gold Smelting Co., Ltd.CHINA
GoldShandong Humon Smelting Co., Ltd.CHINA
GoldShandong Tiancheng Biological Gold Industrial Co., Ltd.CHINA
GoldShandong Zhaojin Gold & Silver Refinery Co., Ltd.CHINA
GoldShenzhen Zhonghenglong Real Industry Co., Ltd.CHINA
GoldShirpur Gold Refinery Ltd.INDIA
GoldSichuan Tianze Precious Metals Co., Ltd.CHINA
GoldSingway Technology Co., Ltd.TAIWAN, PROVINCE OF CHINA
GoldSOE Shyolkovsky Factory of Secondary Precious MetalsRUSSIAN FEDERATION
24



MetalSmelter NameSmelter Country
GoldSolar Applied Materials Technology Corp.TAIWAN, PROVINCE OF CHINA
GoldSovereign MetalsINDIA
GoldState Research Institute Center for Physical Sciences and TechnologyLITHUANIA
GoldSudan Gold RefinerySUDAN
GoldSumitomo Metal Mining Co., Ltd.JAPAN
GoldSungEel HiMetal Co., Ltd.KOREA, REPUBLIC OF
GoldSuper Dragon Technology Co., Ltd.TAIWAN, PROVINCE OF CHINA
GoldT.C.A S.p.AITALY
GoldTanaka Kikinzoku Kogyo K.K.JAPAN
GoldTokuriki Honten Co., Ltd.JAPAN
GoldTongling Nonferrous Metals Group Co., Ltd.CHINA
GoldTOO Tau-Ken-AltynKAZAKHSTAN
GoldTorecomKOREA, REPUBLIC OF
GoldUmicore Precious Metals ThailandTHAILAND
GoldUmicore S.A. Business Unit Precious Metals RefiningBELGIUM
GoldUnited Precious Metal Refining, Inc.UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
GoldValcambi S.A.SWITZERLAND
GoldValue TradingBELGIUM
GoldWEEEREFININGFRANCE
GoldWestern Australian Mint (T/a The Perth Mint)AUSTRALIA
GoldWIELAND Edelmetalle GmbHGERMANY
GoldYamakin Co., Ltd.JAPAN
GoldYokohama Metal Co., Ltd.JAPAN
GoldYunnan Copper Industry Co., Ltd.CHINA
GoldZhongyuan Gold Smelter of Zhongjin Gold CorporationCHINA
TantalumChangsha South Tantalum Niobium Co., Ltd.CHINA
TantalumD Block Metals, LLCUNITED STATES OF AMERICA
TantalumF&X Electro-Materials Ltd.CHINA
TantalumFIR Metals & Resource Ltd.CHINA
TantalumGlobal Advanced Metals AizuJAPAN
TantalumGlobal Advanced Metals BoyertownUNITED STATES OF AMERICA
TantalumH.C. Starck Hermsdorf GmbHGERMANY
TantalumH.C. Starck Inc.UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
TantalumHengyang King Xing Lifeng New Materials Co., Ltd.CHINA
TantalumJiangxi Dinghai Tantalum & Niobium Co., Ltd.CHINA
TantalumJiangxi Tuohong New Raw MaterialCHINA
TantalumJiuJiang JinXin Nonferrous Metals Co., Ltd.CHINA
TantalumJiujiang Tanbre Co., Ltd.CHINA
25



MetalSmelter NameSmelter Country
TantalumJiujiang Zhongao Tantalum & Niobium Co., Ltd.CHINA
TantalumKEMET de MexicoMEXICO
TantalumLSM Brasil S.A.BRAZIL
TantalumMetallurgical Products India Pvt., Ltd.INDIA
TantalumMineração Taboca S.A.BRAZIL
TantalumMitsui Mining & SmeltingJAPAN
TantalumNingxia Orient Tantalum Industry Co., Ltd.CHINA
TantalumNPM Silmet ASESTONIA
TantalumQuantumCleanUNITED STATES OF AMERICA
TantalumResind Indústria e Comércio Ltda.BRAZIL
TantalumSolikamsk Magnesium Works OAORUSSIAN FEDERATION
TantalumTaki Chemical Co., Ltd.JAPAN
TantalumTANIOBIS Co., Ltd.THAILAND
TantalumTANIOBIS GmbHGERMANY
TantalumTANIOBIS Japan Co., Ltd.JAPAN
TantalumTANIOBIS Smelting GmbH & Co. KGGERMANY
TantalumTelex MetalsUNITED STATES OF AMERICA
TantalumUlba Metallurgical Plant JSCKAZAKHSTAN
TantalumXIMEI RESOURCES (GUANGDONG) LIMITEDCHINA
TantalumXinXing HaoRong Electronic Material Co., Ltd.CHINA
TantalumYancheng Jinye New Material Technology Co., Ltd.CHINA
TantalumYanling Jincheng Tantalum & Niobium Co., Ltd.CHINA
TinAlphaUNITED STATES OF AMERICA
TinAn Vinh Joint Stock Mineral Processing CompanyVIETNAM
TinChenzhou Yunxiang Mining and Metallurgy Co., Ltd.CHINA
TinChifeng Dajingzi Tin Industry Co., Ltd.CHINA
TinChina Tin Group Co., Ltd.CHINA
TinCRM Fundicao De Metais E Comercio De Equipamentos Eletronicos Do Brasil LtdaBRAZIL
TinCRM SynergiesSPAIN
TinCV Venus Inti PerkasaINDONESIA
TinDongguan CiEXPO Environmental Engineering Co., Ltd.CHINA
TinDowaJAPAN
TinElectro-Mechanical Facility of the Cao Bang Minerals & Metallurgy Joint Stock CompanyVIETNAM
TinEM VintoBOLIVIA (PLURINATIONAL STATE OF)
TinEstanho de Rondônia S.A.BRAZIL
TinFabrica Auricchio Industria e Comercio Ltda.BRAZIL
TinFenix MetalsPOLAND
26



MetalSmelter NameSmelter Country
TinGejiu City Fuxiang Industry and Trade Co., Ltd.CHINA
TinGejiu Kai Meng Industry and Trade LLCCHINA
TinGejiu Non-Ferrous Metal Processing Co., Ltd.CHINA
TinGejiu Yunxin Nonferrous Electrolysis Co., Ltd.CHINA
TinGejiu Zili Mining And Metallurgy Co., Ltd.CHINA
TinGuangdong Hanhe Non-Ferrous Metal Co., Ltd.CHINA
TinJiangxi New Nanshan Technology Ltd.CHINA
TinLuna Smelter, Ltd.RWANDA
TinMa'anshan Weitai Tin Co., Ltd.CHINA
TinMagnu's Minerais Metais e Ligas Ltda.BRAZIL
TinMalaysia Smelting Corporation (MSC)MALAYSIA
TinMelt Metais e Ligas S.A.BRAZIL
TinMetallic Resources, Inc.UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
TinMetallo Belgium N.V.BELGIUM
TinMetallo Spain S.L.U.SPAIN
TinMineração Taboca S.A.BRAZIL
TinMinsurPERU
TinMitsubishi Materials CorporationJAPAN
TinModeltech Sdn BhdMALAYSIA
TinNghe Tinh Non-Ferrous Metals Joint Stock CompanyVIETNAM
TinNovosibirsk Processing Plant Ltd.RUSSIAN FEDERATION
TinO.M. Manufacturing (Thailand) Co., Ltd.THAILAND
TinO.M. Manufacturing Philippines, Inc.PHILIPPINES
TinOperaciones Metalúrgicas S.A.BOLIVIA (PLURINATIONAL STATE OF)
TinPongpipat Company LimitedMYANMAR
TinPrecious Minerals and Smelting LimitedINDIA
TinPT Aries Kencana SejahteraINDONESIA
TinPT Artha Cipta LanggengINDONESIA
TinPT ATD Makmur Mandiri JayaINDONESIA
TinPT Babel Inti PerkasaINDONESIA
TinPT Babel Surya Alam LestariINDONESIA
TinPT Bangka SerumpunINDONESIA
TinPT Belitung Industri SejahteraINDONESIA
TinPT Bukit TimahINDONESIA
TinPT Cipta Persada MuliaINDONESIA
TinPT Masbro Alam StaniaINDONESIA
TinPT Menara Cipta MuliaINDONESIA
TinPT Mitra Stania PrimaINDONESIA
TinPT Mitra Sukses GlobalindoINDONESIA
27



MetalSmelter NameSmelter Country
TinPT Panca Mega PersadaINDONESIA
TinPT Prima Timah UtamaINDONESIA
TinPT Rajawali Rimba PerkasaINDONESIA
TinPT Refined Bangka TinINDONESIA
TinPT Sariwiguna BinasentosaINDONESIA
TinPT Stanindo Inti PerkasaINDONESIA
TinPT Sukses Inti MakmurINDONESIA
TinPT Timah NusantaraINDONESIA
TinPT Timah Tbk KundurINDONESIA
TinPT Timah Tbk MentokINDONESIA
TinPT Tinindo Inter NusaINDONESIA
TinPT Tirus Putra MandiriINDONESIA
TinPT Tommy UtamaINDONESIA
TinResind Indústria e Comércio Ltda.BRAZIL
TinRui Da HungTAIWAN, PROVINCE OF CHINA
TinSoft Metais Ltda.BRAZIL
TinSuper LigasBRAZIL
TinThai Nguyen Mining and Metallurgy Co., Ltd.VIETNAM
TinThaisarcoTHAILAND
TinTin Technology & RefiningUNITED STATES OF AMERICA
TinTuyen Quang Non-Ferrous Metals Joint Stock CompanyVIETNAM
TinVQB Mineral and Trading Group JSCVIETNAM
TinWhite Solder Metalurgia e Mineração Ltda.BRAZIL
TinYunnan Chengfeng Non-ferrous Metals Co., Ltd.CHINA
TinYunnan Tin Company LimitedCHINA
TinYunnan Yunfan Non-ferrous Metals Co., Ltd.CHINA
TungstenA.L.M.T. Corp.JAPAN
TungstenACL Metais EireliBRAZIL
TungstenAlbasteel Industria e Comercio de Ligas Para Fundicao Ltd.BRAZIL
TungstenArtek LLCRUSSIAN FEDERATION
TungstenAsia Tungsten Products Vietnam Ltd.VIETNAM
TungstenChenzhou Diamond Tungsten Products Co., Ltd.CHINA
TungstenChina Molybdenum Co., Ltd.CHINA
TungstenChongyi Zhangyuan Tungsten Co., Ltd.CHINA
TungstenCNMC (Guangxi) PGMA Co., Ltd.CHINA
TungstenCronimet Brasil LtdaBRAZIL
TungstenFujian Ganmin RareMetal Co., Ltd.CHINA
TungstenFujian Xinlu TungstenCHINA
TungstenGanzhou Haichuang Tungsten Co., Ltd.CHINA
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MetalSmelter NameSmelter Country
TungstenGanzhou Huaxing Tungsten Products Co., Ltd.CHINA
TungstenGanzhou Jiangwu Ferrotungsten Co., Ltd.CHINA
TungstenGanzhou Seadragon W & Mo Co., Ltd.CHINA
TungstenGEM Co., Ltd.CHINA
TungstenGlobal Tungsten & Powders Corp.UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
TungstenGuangdong Xianglu Tungsten Co., Ltd.CHINA
TungstenH.C. Starck Tungsten GmbHGERMANY
TungstenHunan Chenzhou Mining Co., Ltd.CHINA
TungstenHunan Chunchang Nonferrous Metals Co., Ltd.CHINA
TungstenHydrometallurg, JSCRUSSIAN FEDERATION
TungstenJapan New Metals Co., Ltd.JAPAN
TungstenJiangwu H.C. Starck Tungsten Products Co., Ltd.CHINA
TungstenJiangxi Gan Bei Tungsten Co., Ltd.CHINA
TungstenJiangxi Minmetals Gao'an Non-ferrous Metals Co., Ltd.CHINA
TungstenJiangxi Tonggu Non-ferrous Metallurgical & Chemical Co., Ltd.CHINA
TungstenJiangxi Xinsheng Tungsten Industry Co., Ltd.CHINA
TungstenJiangxi Yaosheng Tungsten Co., Ltd.CHINA
TungstenJSC "Kirovgrad Hard Alloys Plant"RUSSIAN FEDERATION
TungstenKennametal FallonUNITED STATES OF AMERICA
TungstenKennametal HuntsvilleUNITED STATES OF AMERICA
TungstenKGETS Co., Ltd.KOREA, REPUBLIC OF
TungstenLianyou Metals Co., Ltd.TAIWAN, PROVINCE OF CHINA
TungstenMalipo Haiyu Tungsten Co., Ltd.CHINA
TungstenMasan High-Tech MaterialsVIETNAM
TungstenMoliren Ltd.RUSSIAN FEDERATION
TungstenNiagara Refining LLCUNITED STATES OF AMERICA
TungstenNPP Tyazhmetprom LLCRUSSIAN FEDERATION
TungstenOOO “Technolom” 1RUSSIAN FEDERATION
TungstenOOO “Technolom” 2RUSSIAN FEDERATION
TungstenPhilippine Chuangxin Industrial Co., Inc.PHILIPPINES
TungstenTANIOBIS Smelting GmbH & Co. KGGERMANY
TungstenUnecha Refractory Metals PlantRUSSIAN FEDERATION
TungstenWolfram Bergbau und Hütten AGAUSTRIA
TungstenXiamen Tungsten (H.C.) Co., Ltd.CHINA
TungstenXiamen Tungsten Co., Ltd.CHINA
TungstenXinfeng Huarui Tungsten & Molybdenum New Material Co., Ltd.CHINA

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Countries of Origin4
ArgentinaDemocratic Republic of the CongoJapanNigeriaSweden
AustraliaEgyptKazakhstan Papua New GuineaTajikistan
AustriaEgyptKoreaPeruTanzania
BelgiumFrench GuyanaKyrgyzstanPhilippinesThailand
BoliviaGermanyLaosPolandTurkey
BrazilGhanaMalaysiaPortugalUganda
Burkina FasoGuineaMaliRussiaUnited States of America
BurundiGuyanaMexicoRwandaUzbekistan
CanadaHonduras MozambiqueSerbiaVietnam
ChileIndiaMyanmarSouth AfricaZambia
ChinaIndonesiaNamibiaSpainZimbabwe
ColombiaIvory CoastNigeriaSudan 




4 Microchip’s Countries of Origin and Reason to Believe Countries of Origin list as provided by the best of our ability based on data provided by our third-party due diligence consultants.

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Caution Concerning Forward-Looking Statements

This Conflict Minerals Report contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such forward-looking statements include the statements that we are working toward an end goal to establish an acceptable alternative source of 3TG not supporting conflict, that we plan to engage with any of our suppliers whom we have reason to believe are supplying us with 3TG from sources that support conflict in the DRC, that certain smelters pose a potential risk due to sourcing (or we have reason to believe they may be sourcing) from the Covered Countries and not being RMAP-Conformant), that Microchip will work with and educate its suppliers about the risks of having this type of smelter in its supply chain and, where necessary, begin the process of disengaging with the non-cooperating component manufacturers where mitigation appears not feasible or unacceptable, and the steps set forth in Section 4 that we intend to take to improve the due diligence conducted. We also use words such as "anticipate," "believe," "plan," "expect," "future," "intend" and similar expressions to identify forward-looking statements. All forward-looking statements involve risk and uncertainty. Our actual results could differ materially from the results anticipated in these forward-looking statements for a number of reasons including changes in our supply chain, our ability or inability to obtain an adequate supply of materials from current or alternative suppliers and the cost of such materials, the level of cooperation we receive from our suppliers with respect to our further due diligence, changes in regulations in the U.S. or other countries (including the Covered Countries), or changes in political or economic conditions in the U.S. or other countries (including the Covered Countries). For a detailed discussion of these and other risk factors, please refer to Microchip's filings on forms 10-K and 10-Q. You can obtain copies of Forms 10-K and 10-Q and other relevant documents for free at Microchip's website (www.microchip.com) or the SEC's website (www.sec.gov) or from commercial document retrieval services. Forward-looking statements are based on our current expectations and assumptions, which may not prove to be accurate. Although we believe that the expectations reflected in the forward-looking statements are reasonable, we cannot guarantee future results, levels of activity, performance or achievements. You should not place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements. We disclaim any obligation to update information contained in any forward-looking statement.



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