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Forecast: Semiconductor Wafer Fab Capacity, Worldwide, 3Q12 Update

Published: 13 September 2012

ID: G00227476

Analyst(s): David Christensen , Masatsune Yamaji , Maria Valenzuela , Bob Johnson

Summary

Since the 2Q12 version of this document, our capacity forecast has been reduced by 45,000 wafer starts per month (300 millimeter) in 4Q12 and over 180,000 wafer starts per month by 4Q13 because of reduced demand, especially in the memory and trailing-edge markets.

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