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Press Release: 01/04/21

Global Semiconductor Sales Increase 7 Percent Year-to-Year in November

Month-to-month sales tick up 1.1 percent in November; annual sales for 2020 on track to substantially outpace total from 2019 WASHINGTON—Jan. 4, 2021—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today announced worldwide sales of semiconductors reached $39.4 billion for the month of November 2020, an increase of 7.0 percent compared to the November 2019 total of $36.9 […]

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Press Release: 12/03/20

Global Semiconductor Sales Increase 6 Percent Year-to-Year in October; Annual Sales Projected to Increase 5.1 Percent in 2020

Industry forecast revised upward, now projects moderate growth in 2020 followed by stronger growth in 2021   WASHINGTON—Nov. 3, 2020—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today announced worldwide sales of semiconductors reached $39.0 billion for the month of October 2020, an increase of 6.0 percent compared to the October 2019 total of $36.8 billion and 3.1 […]

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Press Release: 10/30/20

Q3 Global Semiconductor Sales Increase 11 Percent Compared to Q2

Worldwide sales in September up 4.5 percent month-to-month, 5.8 percent year-to-year WASHINGTON—Oct. 30, 2020—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today announced worldwide sales of semiconductors totaled $113.6 billion during the third quarter of 2020, an increase of 11.0 percent over the previous quarter and 5.8 percent more than the third quarter of 2019. Global sales for […]

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Press Release: 10/05/20

Global Semiconductor Sales Increase 4.9 Percent Year-to-Year in August

Sales into the Americas increase 23.6 percent year-to-year; worldwide sales up 3.6 percent month-to-month WASHINGTON—Oct. 5, 2020—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today announced worldwide sales of semiconductors were $36.2 billion in August 2020, 4.9 percent more than the August 2019 total of $34.5 billion and 3.6 percent higher than the July 2020 total of $35.0 […]

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Press Release: 09/03/20

Global Semiconductor Sales Increase 4.9 Percent Year-to-Year in July

Worldwide sales in July increase 2.1 percent on a month-to-month basis as all major regional markets post sales increases WASHINGTON—Sept. 3, 2020—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today announced worldwide sales of semiconductors were $35.2 billion in July 2020, 4.9 percent more than the July 2019 total of $33.5 billion and 2.1 percent greater than the […]

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Press Release: 08/03/20

Global Semiconductor Sales Increase 5.1 Percent Year-to-Year in June; Q2 Sales Down Slightly Compared to Q1

WASHINGTON—Aug. 3, 2020— The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today announced worldwide sales of semiconductors were $34.5 billion in June 2020, an increase of 5.1 percent from the June 2019 total of $32.9 billion. Sales in June were 0.3 percent less than the May 2020 total of $34.6 billion. Sales during the second quarter of 2020 […]

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Blog: 07/22/20

The 2020 SIA Databook: Your Source for Comprehensive Semiconductor Industry and Market Data

by Falan Yinug, Director, Industry Statistics and Economic Policy

The 2020 SIA Databook is now available!  Complete with tons of data on the global semiconductor market, the U.S. semiconductor industry, and the top end markets for semiconductors, the 2020 SIA Databook is your go-to comprehensive resource for all things semiconductors. The 2020 SIA Databook presents easy-to-understand graphics and tables of the trends in the U.S. […]

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Press Release: 07/03/20

Global Semiconductor Sales Increase 5.8 Percent Year-to-Year in May; Annual Sales Projected to Increase 3.3 Percent in 2020, 6.2 Percent in 2021

Worldwide sales increase 1.5 percent month-to-month in May WASHINGTON—July 3, 2020— The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today announced worldwide sales of semiconductors were $35.0 billion in May 2020, an increase of 5.8 percent from the May 2019 total of $33.0 billion and 1.5 percent more than the April 2020 total of $34.4 billion. Monthly sales […]

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Blog: 06/18/20

New SIA Report Highlights Industry’s Strength and Looming Challenges

by Falan Yinug, Director, Industry Statistics and Economic Policy

As policymakers in Washington consider legislation to invest in U.S. semiconductor manufacturing and research, a new SIA report provides context on the U.S. semiconductor industry’s global position across a variety of metrics, including market share, manufacturing, and technology competitiveness. The 2020 State of the U.S. Semiconductor Industry report demonstrates that while the U.S. industry currently […]

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Press Release: 06/01/20

Global Semiconductor Sales Decrease 1.2 Percent Month-to-Month in April

Sales in April increase 6.1 percent year-to-year; disruptions from the COVID-19 pandemic have so far not substantially impacted overall global sales WASHINGTON—June 1, 2020— The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today announced worldwide sales of semiconductors were $34.4 billion for the month of April 2020, 1.2 percent less than the March 2020 total of $34.9 billion, […]

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Blog: 04/23/20

The 2020 SIA Factbook: Your Source for Semiconductor Industry Data

by Falan Yinug, Director, Industry Statistics and Economic Policy

Where can you get key facts about the semiconductor industry and market, including the current size of the global semiconductor market ($412 billion), U.S. semiconductor industry market share (47 percent), and the top end-use market for semiconductors (communication devices)? These data points and many more are now available in the recently released 2020 SIA Factbook. […]

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Press Release: 04/03/20

Global Semiconductor Sales in February Down 2.4 Percent Month-to-Month

Demand in China slips significantly compared to January, reflecting early impacts of COVID-19 crisis   WASHINGTON—April 3, 2020—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today announced worldwide sales of semiconductors were $34.5 billion for the month of February 2020, a decrease of 2.4 percent from the January 2020 total of $35.4 billion, but a jump of 5.0 […]

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