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Forecast Analysis: Semiconductor Foundry Services, Worldwide, 1Q14 Update

Published: 01 May 2014

ID: G00258637

Analyst(s): Samuel Wang


Following weaker business in the past few months, foundries are now experiencing a revenue recovery, starting in late 1Q14. As some IDM business is converted into foundry business, foundry revenue will grow 9.9% to $44.4 billion in 2014.

Table Of Contents


  • Forecast Overview
    • Changes From 4Q13 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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