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Forecast Analysis: Semiconductor Foundry Services, Worldwide, 3Q13 Update

Published: 26 September 2013

ID: G00246122

Analyst(s): Samuel Wang


The robust growth of the foundry business will slow during the next few quarters because the demand from premium smartphones has reached the saturation point. For the year, foundry revenue will register impressive growth of 13.4% to reach $39.2 billion.

Table Of Contents


  • Forecast Overview
    • Changes From 2Q13 Forecast Update
  • Scenario Forecast
    • Alternative 1
    • Alternative 2


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

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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