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Forecast Analysis: Semiconductor Foundry Services, Worldwide, 1Q13 Update

Published: 19 March 2013

ID: G00246120

Analyst(s): Jim Walker, Samuel Wang

Summary

Semiconductor foundry business will recover in 2Q13 after a moderate decline in 1Q13. As major manufacturers begin high-volume production of 28-nanometer wafers, the foundry business will grow 7.6% to $36.9 billion in 2013.

Table Of Contents

Assumptions

  • General
    • Macroeconomy
    • Semiconductor Device Forecast
    • Semiconductor Inventory
  • Foundry Forecast Assumptions
    • Unit Demand
    • Type of Foundries
    • Type of Devices
    • Manufacturing Capacity Utilization
    • Foundry Capital Spending
    • Foundry Capacity Utilization
    • Technology Road Map

Analysis

  • Forecast Overview
    • Changes From 4Q12 Forecast Update
  • Scenario Forecast
    • Alternative 1
    • Alternative 2

Market Model

  • Foundry Forecast Components
    • Foundry Service Forecast
  • Influencing Factors
    • Macroeconomy
    • Semiconductor Device Forecast
    • Semiconductor Device Demand
    • Silicon Wafer Demand
    • Unit Demand
    • Manufacturing Capacity Utilization
    • Technology Road Map
    • Type of Devices
    • Foundry Capital Spending
    • Number of Semiconductor Foundries
    • Type of Foundries — Memory, Logic
  • Connections
    • Semiconductor Device Demand > Silicon Wafer Demand > Unit Demand > Manufacturing Capacity Utilization
    • Technology Road Map > Type of Device > Equipment Footprint > Number of Foundry Facilities
    • Semiconductor Device Demand > Capacity Utilization > Number of Foundries > Foundry Service Forecast
    • Manufacturing Capacity Utilization > Foundry Capital Spending

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