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Blog: 06/01/18

The 2018 SIA Factbook: Your Top Source for Semiconductor Industry Data

by Falan Yinug, Director, Industry Statistics and Economic Policy

Where can you turn for key facts about the semiconductor industry and market, including the size of the global semiconductor market ($412 billion), U.S. semiconductor industry market share (46 percent) and the top end-use market for semiconductors (communication devices)?  These data points and many more are now available in the recently released 2018 SIA Factbook!   […]

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Press Release: 04/30/18

Global Semiconductor Sales Up 20 Percent Year-to-Year in Q1

WORLDWIDE SEMICONDUCTOR SALES REACH $37 BILLION IN MARCH; YEAR-TO-YEAR SALES INCREASE FOR 20TH CONSECUTIVE MONTH WASHINGTON—April 30, 2018—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing, design, and research, today announced worldwide sales of semiconductors reached $111.1 billion during the first quarter of 2018, an increase of 20 percent compared to the first […]

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Press Release: 04/02/18

Global Semiconductor Sales Up 21 Percent Year-to-Year in February

AMERICAS MARKET GROWS BY NEARLY 40 PERCENT COMPARED TO LAST YEAR; GLOBAL SALES DECREASE SLIGHTLY MONTH-TO-MONTH WASHINGTON—April 2, 2018—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing, design, and research, today announced worldwide sales of semiconductors reached $36.8 billion for the month of February 2018, an increase of 21.0 percent compared to the […]

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Press Release: 03/05/18

January Semiconductor Sales Up 22.7 Percent Compared to Last Year

GLOBAL SEMICONDUCTOR MARKET GROWS YEAR-TO-YEAR FOR THE 18TH CONSECUTIVE MONTH; MONTH-TO-MONTH SALES DECREASE SLIGHTLY WASHINGTON—March 5, 2018—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing, design, and research, today announced worldwide sales of semiconductors reached $37.6 billion for the month of January 2018, an increase of 22.7 percent compared to the January 2017 […]

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Press Release: 02/05/18

Annual Semiconductor Sales Increase 21.6 Percent, Top $400 Billion for First Time

GLOBAL INDUSTRY POSTS HIGHEST-EVER ANNUAL, QUARTERLY, AND MONTHLY SALES WASHINGTON—Feb. 5, 2018—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing, design, and research, today announced the global semiconductor industry posted sales totaling $412.2 billion in 2017, the industry’s highest-ever annual sales and an increase of 21.6 percent compared to the 2016 total. Global […]

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Press Release: 01/02/18

Global Semiconductor Sales Increase 21.5 Percent Year-to-Year in November

WORLDWIDE MARKET NOTCHES HIGHEST-EVER MONTHLY SALES OF $37.7 BILLION; SALES INCREASE 1.6 PERCENT COMPARED TO OCTOBER WASHINGTON—Jan. 2, 2018 —The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing, design, and research, today announced worldwide sales of semiconductors reached $37.7 billion for the month of November 2017, an increase of 21.5 percent compared to […]

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Blog: 07/31/17

How Have First-Half 2017 Semiconductor Sales Performed?

by Falan Yinug, Director, Industry Statistics and Economic Policy

  Later this week, SIA will release its June 2017 global sales report (GSR), which will include global semiconductor sales totals for the first half of 2017. As the midpoint approaches, this is a good time to assess sales performance to date, as well as to consider what to look for leading into the second […]

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Blog: 07/26/17

The 2017 SIA Databook: Your Source for Comprehensive Semiconductor Industry and Market Data

by Falan Yinug, Director, Industry Statistics and Economic Policy

Where can you find just about any data point on the semiconductor industry and market? Answer: the 2017 SIA Databook, which 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 in 2016, the 2017 SIA Databook is your go-to comprehensive […]

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Blog: 06/08/17

The 2017 SIA Factbook: Your Top Source for Semiconductor Industry Data

by Falan Yinug, Director, Industry Statistics and Economic Policy

Quick, where can you find out A) the size of the global semiconductor market in 2016 (answer: $339 billion), B) U.S. semiconductor industry market share in 2016 (answer: 48 percent), and C) the top end market for semiconductors in 2016 (answer: communication products) all in one place? Answer: These data points and many more are […]

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Press Release: 04/14/17

Global Sales Report 2017

Global Semiconductor Sales Up 20 Percent Year-to-Year in Q1 Published Monday, April 30, 2018 Global Semiconductor Sales Up 21 Percent Year-to-Year in February Published Monday, April 2, 2018 January Semiconductor Sales Up 22.7 Percent Compared to Last Year Published Monday, March 5, 2018 Annual Semiconductor Sales Increase 21.6 Percent, Top $400 Billion for First Time […]

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Blog: 03/14/17

End-Use Products that Drove Semiconductor Sales in 2016

by Falan Yinug, Director, Industry Statistics and Economic Policy

Communications and PCs/computers remained the top semiconductor markets by end use in 2016. At the same time, automotive and industrial end markets continued their strong growth path. This is according to the recently released World Semiconductor Trade Statistics (WSTS) 2016 Semiconductor End-Use Report, which details sales by end use and regional end market for a […]

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Press Release: 08/13/16

Global Sales Report 2016

Global Semiconductor Sales Increase 5 Percent Year-over-Year in October; Industry Forecast Revised Upward Published Monday, December 5, 2016 Global Semiconductor Sales Increase 11.5 Percent in Q3 Published Monday, October 31, 2016 Global Semiconductor Industry Posts Largest Monthly Sales Increase in 3 Years Published Monday, October 3, 2016 Global Semiconductor Sales Rebound in July Published Tuesday, […]

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