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Global semiconductor market contracts 2.7% in 2015

Tuesday 5 April 2016 | 10:49 CET | News
Global semiconductor revenues fell by 2 percent in 2015 to USD 347.3 billion, according to IHS. The market researcher said sequential quarterly growth was weak in every quarter of 2015, especially Q1 when the market declined 8.9 percent -- the deepest sequential quarterly decline since the semiconductor market collapsed in the fourth quarter of 2008 and first quarter of 2009. The annual drop in revenues in 2015 follows solid growth of 8.3 percent in 2014 and 6.4 percent in 2013. IHS expects this is the start of three years of flat to lower revenues for the industry, due to "anemic" demand in

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