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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 […]

Press Release: 12/01/08

October Semiconductor Sales Decline 2.4 Percent Year-on-Year

San Jose, CA – December 1, 2008 – Worldwide sales of semiconductors declined by 2.4 percent in October to $22.5 billion compared to sales of $23.0 billion in October 2007, the Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) reported today. October sales were 2.1 percent lower than the $23.0 billion in September 2008. Sales for the first ten […]

Press Release: 10/30/08

September Semiconductor Sales Up 1.6 Percent Year-on Year

SALES UP 4 PERCENT IN FIRST NINE MONTHS OF 2008 SAN JOSE, CA – October 30, 2008 – Worldwide sales of semiconductors, the second-largest U.S. export, increased by 1.6 percent to $23 billion in September compared to sales of $22.6 billion in September 2007. Sales grew by 1.1 percent from August 2008 when sales were […]

Press Release: 10/02/08

August Semiconductor Sales Up 5.5 Percent Year-on-Year

SIA CAUTIOUS ABOUT NEAR-TERM INDUSTRY OUTLOOK SAN JOSE, CA – October 2, 2008 – Worldwide sales of semiconductors grew by 5.5 percent to $22.7 billion in August from August 2007 sales of $21.5 billion. Sales grew by 2.4 percent from July when sales were $22.2 billion.Year-to-date sales through August were $170.2 billion, an increase of […]

Press Release: 09/02/08

July Chip Sales up 7.6 Percent Year-on-Year

SIA SAYS SALES OF CONSUMER ELECTRONICS, PCS AND CELL PHONES DRIVING DEMAND SAN JOSE, CA – September 2, 2008 – Worldwide sales of semiconductors grew by 7.6 percent to $22.2 billion in July from July 2007 sales of $20.6 billion. Sales grew by 2.8 percent from June when sales were $21.6 billion.Year-to-date sales through July […]

Press Release: 08/04/08

Worldwide Chip Sales Up 5.4 Percent in First Half of 2008

JUNE SALES ROSE BY 8 PERCENT YEAR-ON-YEAR SAN JOSE, CA – August 4, 2008– Global sales of semiconductors for the first half of 2008 grew to $127.5 billion, an increase of 5.4 percent over the first half of 2007 when sales were $121 billion, the Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) reported today. June sales of $21.6 […]