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Forecast Analysis: Semiconductor Silicon Wafers, Worldwide, 2Q14 Update

Published: 31 July 2014

ID: G00258642

Analyst(s): Takashi Ogawa

Summary

Silicon wafer demand in 2014 will be fueled by a strong recovery in the first half and the demand will record a 10.5% increase over the preceding year.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Companion Documents

Forecast Data

Market Impact

  • Silicon Wafer Forecast Outline and Change Points
    • Demand Forecast Outline by Wafer Size and Change Points
    • Scenario Forecast Outline

Assumptions

  • Semiconductor Device Forecast
    • Semiconductor Inventory
    • Fab Capacity
    • Fab Utilization Perspectives
    • Wafer Inventory
    • Purchasing Momentum
    • Supply-and-Demand Balance
    • Wafer Vendors' Capacity/Capital Spending

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