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Press Release: 08/05/19

Mid-Year Global Semiconductor Sales Down 14.5 Compared to 2018

Year-to-year sales down across all regions; 2019 Q2 sales up slightly compared to Q1   WASHINGTON—Aug. 5, 2019—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today announced worldwide sales of semiconductors reached $98.2 billion during the second quarter of 2019, a small increase of 0.3 percent over the previous quarter, but 16.8 percent less than the second quarter […]

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Blog: 07/25/19

The 2019 SIA Databook: Your Source for Comprehensive Semiconductor Industry and Market Data

by Falan Yinug, Director, Industry Statistics and Economic Policy

The 2019 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 2019 SIA Databook is your go-to comprehensive resource for all things semiconductors. The 2019 SIA Databook presents easy-to-understand graphics and tables of the trends in the […]

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Press Release: 07/01/19

Global Semiconductor Sales Decrease 14.6 Percent Year-to-Year in May

All regional markets down compared to last year, but global sales increase slightly on a month-to-month basis   WASHINGTON—July 1, 2019—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today announced worldwide sales of semiconductors were $33.1 billion in May 2019, a decrease of 14.6 percent from the May 2018 total of $38.7 billion and 1.9 percent more than […]

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Press Release: 06/04/19

Global Semiconductor Sales Decrease 14.6 Percent Year-to-Year in April; 12 Percent Decrease in Annual Sales Projected for 2019

Industry forecast projects sales will decrease 12.1 percent in 2019, increase 5.4 percent in 2020 WASHINGTON—June 4, 2019—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today announced worldwide sales of semiconductors were $32.1 billion in April 2019, a decrease of 14.6 percent from the April 2018 total of $37.6 billion and 0.4 percent less than the March 2019 […]

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Blog: 05/21/19

The 2019 SIA Factbook: Your Top Source for Semiconductor Industry Data

by Semiconductor Industry Association

Where can you get key facts about the semiconductor industry and market, including the size of the global semiconductor market ($469 billion), U.S. semiconductor industry market share (45 percent), and the top end-use market for semiconductors (communication devices)? These data points and many more are now available in the recently released 2019 SIA Factbook. [Download the […]

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Press Release: 04/29/19

Global Semiconductor Sales Down 15.5 Percent in First Quarter of 2019

Sales in March down 13 percent year-to-year, 1.8 percent month-to-month WASHINGTON—April 29, 2019—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today announced worldwide sales of semiconductors totaled $96.8 billion during the first quarter of 2019, a decrease of 15.5 percent over the previous quarter and 13 percent less than the first quarter of 2018. Global sales for the […]

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Blog: 04/09/19

U.S. Semiconductor Firms Top List of U.S. Patent Recipients in 2018

by Falan Yinug, Director, Industry Statistics and Economic Policy

U.S. companies engaged in semiconductor research, design, and manufacturing were among the top U.S. corporate patent recipients in 2018, according to an analysis of new data from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. U.S. semiconductor firms consistently rank high on this list, because the U.S. semiconductor industry invests roughly one-fifth of its annual sales into research […]

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Press Release: 04/01/19

Global Semiconductor Sales Decrease 7.3 Percent Month-to-Month in February

Year-to-year sales fall across all regions, decrease 10.6 percent overall WASHINGTON—April 1, 2019—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today announced worldwide sales of semiconductors reached $32.9 billion for the month of February 2019, a decrease of 7.3 percent from the January 2019 total of $35.5 billion and 10.6 percent less than the February 2018 total of […]

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Blog: 03/22/19

Semiconductor Demand Drivers Increase Across the Board in 2018

by Falan Yinug, Director, Industry Statistics and Economic Policy

Semiconductors enable a wide variety of products, from smartphones and computers to cars and industrial equipment. Newly released data on 2018 semiconductor sales by broad product category, known as “end-use,” show sales increased across all categories, while end-use category shares remained remarkably stable from 2017. This is according to the 2018 annual Semiconductor End-Use Survey […]

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Press Release: 03/04/19

Global Semiconductor Sales Down 5.7 Percent Year-to-Year in January

Month-to-month sales fall across all regions, decrease 7.2 percent overall WASHINGTON—March 4, 2019—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing, design, and research, today announced worldwide sales of semiconductors reached $35.5 billion for the month of January 2019, a decrease of 5.7 percent from the January 2018 total of $37.6 billion and […]

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Blog: 02/14/19

More Than 1 Trillion Semiconductors Sold Annually for the First Time Ever in 2018

by Falan Yinug, Director, Industry Statistics and Economic Policy

While much attention was paid last week to SIA’s release of final semiconductor sales in 2018 ($468.8 billion) and the percent growth over the previous year (13.7 percent), there was one equally impressive number that flew under the radar a bit: 1.004 trillion. That is the number of semiconductors that were sold in 2018, marking […]

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Press Release: 02/04/19

Global Semiconductor Sales Increase 13.7 Percent to $468.8 Billion in 2018

INDUSTRY POSTS HIGHEST-EVER ANNUAL SALES AND SHIPS 1 TRILLION UNITS FOR FIRST TIME IN 2018, BUT GROWTH SLOWED DURING SECOND HALF OF YEAR WASHINGTON—Feb. 4, 2019—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing, design, and research, today announced the global semiconductor industry posted sales of $468.8 billion in 2018, the industry’s highest-ever […]

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