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Forecast Analysis: Semiconductors, Worldwide, 2Q13 Update

Published: 28 June 2013

ID: G00254507

Analyst(s): Bryan Lewis, Peter Middleton


In 2013, revenue will grow 6.8% to $320.2 billion after a mild inventory correction caused a weak start to the year. Total growth increased from our 1Q13 forecast, mainly driven by rebounding DRAM pricing. In 2014, total growth will be 6.6%. The compound annual growth rate through 2017 will be 5.2%.

Table Of Contents


  • Industry Overview
  • Updates Since Our 1Q13 Forecast
  • Semiconductor Device Revenue and Growth
  • Semiconductor Application Revenue and Growth
  • Semiconductor Device-Level Detail
    • General-Purpose
    • Application-Specific


  • Electronic Equipment Unit Production
    • PCs
    • Mobile Phones
    • Media Tablets
    • SSDs
    • LCD TVs
    • Automotive
    • Other Significant Changes to the Electronics Forecast
  • Semiconductor Device Unit Content
    • Features and Functions
    • Semiconductor Device and Package Design
  • Semiconductor Device ASP
    • Supply and Demand
  • Semiconductor Device-Level Assumptions
    • General-Purpose
    • Application-Specific

Market Model

  • Forecast Components
    • Electronic Equipment Unit Production
    • Semiconductor Device Unit Content
    • Semiconductor Device ASPs
    • Influencing Factors
  • Connections
    • Enterprise Budgets and Spending > Channel/End-Market Demand
    • Consumer Spending > Channel/End-Market Demand
    • Features and Functions > System Design
    • Device and Package Design > Functional Integration
    • Technology Node > Functional Integration
    • Device and Package Design > Features and Functions
    • Technology Node > Cost Reduction
    • Capital Spending > Manufacturing Utilization

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