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Market Insight: Semiconductor Demand From OEMs, ODMs and EMS Companies, Worldwide, 2012 (Preliminary)

Published: 11 January 2013

ID: G00245282

Analyst(s): Masatsune Yamaji


Samsung Electronics and Apple dominated semiconductor demand in 2012, as they did in 2011, though they swapped ranking positions. Their combined demand rose by 21%, but six other companies in the top 10 decreased their demand. The top 10 represented 36% of the total.

Table Of Contents
  • Recommendations to Semiconductor Vendors


  • General Trends in Semiconductor Demand During 2012
  • Two Indices to Measure Chip Business Opportunities
  • Global Design TAM by Company
  • Global Purchasing TAM by Company

Background and Context

  • Business Models of Electronic Equipment Manufacturers
  • Definitions of the Two Indices to Measure Chip Business Opportunities
    • Design TAM
    • Purchasing TAM

The Impact


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