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Market Share Alert: Silicon Wafer Market in 2009 Marked Precipitous 39% Decline

Published: 24 May 2010

ID: G00201021

Analyst(s): Barbara Van , Takashi Ogawa

Summary

The worldwide market for silicon wafers used for semiconductors recorded an unprecedented 38.5% decline in 2009, totaling $7,232.6 million, due to rapid declines in semiconductor demand and wafer prices as a consequence of the global recession that surfaced in the first half of the year.

Table Of Contents
  • Silicon Wafer Market Trends, 2009
  • Vendor Share and Ranking, 2009
  • Gartner Perspective

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