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Market Trends: Semiconductor Lead Times Level Out in March 2012

Published: 20 April 2012

ID: G00228555

Analyst(s): Gerald Van Hoy

Summary

Semiconductor lead times fell until mid-March, and then began to rise. The semiconductor industry should see year-over-year growth in 2012 as it recovers from an inventory correction. We expect our inventory index to return to a normal range in 2Q12, but it could still be at the high end of normal.

Table Of Contents

Trends in the Market

Market: Minimum Lead Times Steadily Rising

Contrarian View: Other Distributors in Other Regions

Vendors to Watch

Conclusions

Recommended Reading

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