Global semiconductor market recovers with 2% rise in 2016

Thursday 30 March 2017 | 10:30 CET | News
Global semiconductor revenues returned to growth in 2016, posting a 2 percent annual rise from USD 345.6 billion to USD 352.4 billion, according to data from IHS. The year saw chip growth across multiple market segments, above all DRAM and NAND flash memory, which climbed more than 30 percent collectively in the second half of 2016. Key to this turnaround was supply constraints and strong demand, coupled with an ASP increase, said the report, adding that the same factors should help drive memory revenue into record territory throughout 2017.

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Categories: General
Companies: Intel / MediaTek / Nvidia / ON Semiconductor / Qualcomm / Samsung
Countries: World
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