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2019/08/29

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.

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 2020WSTS 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.
2019/06/17

WSTS Semiconductor Market Forecast Spring 2019

THE WORLDWIDE SEMICONDUCTOR MARKET IS EXPECTED TO BE DOWN 12.1 PERCENT IN 2019, RECOVERING BY 5.4 PERCENT IN 2020Worldwide Semiconductor Market is forecasted to be US$ 412 billion in 2019 - a decrease of 12.1 percent from 2018The World Semiconductor Trade Statistics (WSTS) has released its new semiconductor market forecast generated in May 2019.WSTS expects the world semiconductor market to be down in 2019 to US$ 412 billion. This reflects expected decrease in almost all major categories, with an extraordinary decrease from Memory at 30.6 percent followed by Analog with 5.0 percent and Logic with 4.0 percent. In 2019, all geographical regions are expected to decrease.Worldwide Semiconductor Market is expected to recover in 2020For 2020, all regions are forecasted to grow with the overall market up 5.4 percent, with Memory contributing the highest growth followed by Optoelectronics and Logic.
2019/02/25

WSTS has published the Q4 2018 semiconductor market figures

WSTS has published the Q4 2018 semiconductor market figures and re-calculated the Fall 2018 Forecast using the actual figures of the fourth quarter 2018.Following 13.7 percent growth in 2018 the Worldwide Semiconductor Market is expected to be down 3.0 percent in 2019 returning to growth in 2020The World Semiconductor Trade Statistics (WSTS) has published the final 2018 semiconductor market figures and re-calculated the Fall 2018 Forecast using the actual figures of the fourth quarter 2018.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 3.0% to US$454.5 billion. Modest growth is expected to return in 2020.For 2019, Americas, Europe and Asia Pacific are expected to show negative growth after strong growth for the second consecutive year. Memory is expected to drop by 14.2 percent, all other products are forecasted to grow low single digit compared to 2018.