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Forecast Analysis: Semiconductor Foundry Services, Worldwide, 4Q13 Update

Published: 08 January 2014

ID: G00246123

Analyst(s): Samuel Wang


Foundry business has weakened during the past few months due to the inventory adjustment by customers and the saturation of premium smartphones. For the year, foundry revenue will register impressive growth of 16.5% to reach $40.3 billion.

Table Of Contents


  • Forecast Overview
    • Changes From 3Q13 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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