Following 13.7 percent growth in 2018 the Worldwide Semiconductor Market is expected to be down 13.3 percent in 2019 returning to growth in 2020
WSTS has published the Q2 2019 semiconductor market figures and re-calculated the Spring 2019 Forecast using the actual figures of the second quarter 2019.
The Worldwide Semiconductor Market was up 13.7% in 2018 to US$468.8 billion, an all-time high. The year 2019 is forecasted to be down 13.3% to US$406.6 billion. All geographicaalgions are expected to decrease.
For 2020, all regions are forecasted to grow with the overall market up 4.8 percent. Optoelectronics is expected to grow by 8.2 percent, all other products are forecasted to grow low-to-mid single digit compared to 2019.