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SWOT: United Microelectronics Corporation, Worldwide

Published: 01 December 2009

ID: G00172258

Analyst(s): Kay-Yang Tan, Amy Leong, Jim Walker, Dean Freeman, Bryan Lewis


This document examines dedicated semiconductor foundry UMC's strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats. Although UMC is recognized as one of the few foundry technology leaders, it is struggling to adapt, especially in the leading-edge sector, as competition intensifies in the foundry market.

Table Of Contents
  • Introduction
  • SWOT Analysis
    • UMC's Market Share Continues to Wane as Industry Changes Dramatically
    • Strengths
    • Weaknesses
    • Opportunities
    • Threats
  • Implications for UMC
  • Company Overview
  • Methodology

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