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Forecast Analysis: Semiconductor Foundry Services, Worldwide, 2Q13 Update

Published: 12 July 2013

ID: G00246121

Analyst(s): Samuel Wang , Jim Walker


Semiconductor foundry business continues to outgrow the semiconductor industry as foundries supply more wafers to fabless customers serving the growing mobile device market. Foundry business in 2013 will see 13.3% revenue growth to $39.2 billion and a 2% increase in the blended wafer selling price.

Table Of Contents


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


  • Forecast Overview
    • Changes From 1Q13 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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