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Press Release: 11/30/09

SIA Reports October Chips Sales

SALES UP 5.1 PERCENT FROM SEPTEMBER, DOWN 3.5 PERCENT FROM OCTOBER 2008 SAN JOSE, CA – November 30, 2009 – Worldwide sales of semiconductors rose to $21.7 billion in October, a 5.1 percent increase from September when sales were $20.6 billion, the Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) reported today. Sales are 3.5 percent below October 2008 […]

Press Release: 11/02/09

Third Quarter Chip Sales Reflect Improving Market Conditions

YEAR-ON-YEAR SALES REMAIN NEGATIVE, BUT SEQUENTIAL SALES SHOW STRONG GAINS SAN JOSE, CA – November 2, 2009 – Worldwide sales of semiconductors in the quarter ended September 30 were $61.9 billion, an increase of 19.7 percent from the prior quarter when sales were $51.7 billion, the Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) reported today. Third-quarter sales were […]

Press Release: 10/02/09

Global Chip Sales Increase 5 Percent Month-on-Month

SAN JOSE, CA – October 2, 2009 – Worldwide sales of semiconductors in August were $19.1 billion, an increase of 5 percent from July 2009 when sales were $18.2 billion, the Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) reported today. Sales declined 16.1 per cent from August 2008, when sales were $22.7 billion. Sales were up sequentially in […]

Press Release: 08/31/09

Global Chip Sales Increase 5.3 Percent Month-on-Month

SAN JOSE, CA – August 31, 2009 – Worldwide sales of semiconductors in July were $18.2 billion, an increase of 5.3 percent from June 2009 when sales were $17.2 billion, the Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) reported today. SIA noted that the year-on-year rate of decline has moderated as the year has progressed. The first six […]

Press Release: 08/03/09

Global Semiconductor Sales Rise 17 Percent Quarter-on-Quarter

SAN JOSE, CA – August 3, 2009 – Worldwide sales of semiconductors for the second quarter of 2009 were $51.7 billion, a 17 percent increase from the first quarter when sales were $44.2 billion, the Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) reported today. Second-quarter sales declined by 20 percent from the $64.7 billion recorded in the like […]

Press Release: 07/03/09

May Semiconductor Sales Increase 5.4 percent Month on Month

SAN JOSE, CA – July 3, 2009 – Worldwide sales of semiconductors rose to $16.5 billion in May, an increase of 5.4 percent from April when sales were $15.6 billion, the Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) reported today. May sales were 23.2 percent lower than May 2008 when sales were $21.5 billion. All sales numbers represent […]

Press Release: 06/01/09

April Semiconductor Sales Increase Month on Month

SAN JOSE, CA – June 1, 2009 – Worldwide sales of semiconductors rose to $15.6 billion in April, an increase of 6.4 percent from March when sales were $14.7 billion, the Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) reported today. April sales were 25 percent lower than April 2008 when sales were $20.9 billion. All sales numbers represent […]

Press Release: 05/01/09

March Chip Sales Rebound Slightly from February

FIRST QUARTER SALES DECLINE YEAR-ON-YEAR SAN JOSE, CA – May 1, 2009 – Worldwide sales of semiconductors were $14.7 billion in March, a gain of 3.3 percent from the prior month when sales were $14.2 billion, the Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) reported today. Sales for the first quarter of 2009 amounted to $44.0 billion, a […]

Press Release: 04/03/09

February Chip Sales Declined Year on Year, Month on Month

SAN JOSE, CA – April 3, 2009 – Worldwide sales of semiconductors were $14.2 billion in February, a decline of 30.4 percent compared to February 2008 sales of $20.3 billion, the Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) reported today. Sales declined by 7.6 percent from January when sales were $15.3 billion. “The global semiconductor industry is going […]

Press Release: 03/02/09

January Chip Sales Declined Year on Year, Month on Month

SEMICONDUCTOR INDUSTRY AFFECTED BY GLOBAL ECONOMIC SLOWDOWN SAN JOSE, CA – March 2, 2009 – Worldwide sales of semiconductors were $15.3 billion in January, a decline of 28.6 percent compared to January 2008 sales of $21.5 billion, the Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) reported today. Sales declined by 11.9 percent from December 2008 when sales were […]

Press Release: 02/02/09

Global Semiconductor Sales Fell by 2.8 Percent in 2008

SAN JOSE, CA – February 2, 2009 – Global sales of semiconductors were severely impacted by the world-wide economic turmoil in 2008 resulting in the first year-on-year drop in sales since 2001, the Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) reported today. Total sales for 2008 were $248.6 billion compared to $255.6 billion in 2007, a decrease of […]

Press Release: 01/02/09

Semiconductor Sales Slow in November

INDUSTRY SALES UP 0.2% YEAR TO DATE THROUGH NOVEMBER San Jose, CA – January 2, 2009 – Worldwide sales of semiconductors declined in November to $20.8 billion, a decline of 9.8 percent from November 2007 when sales were $23.1 billion, the Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) reported today. Sales were 7.2 percent lower than the $22.4 […]