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Forecast Analysis: Semiconductor Silicon Wafers, Worldwide, 4Q14 Update

Published: 06 January 2015

ID: G00258644

Analyst(s): Takashi Ogawa

Summary

While the purchasing momentum of silicon wafers is softening in the fourth quarter, the demand recovery in the second and third quarters will contribute to unit growth. The semiconductor silicon wafer market in terms of units is expected to grow 11.0% in 2014 compared with 2013.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Companion Documents

Forecast Data

Market Impact

  • Silicon Wafer Forecast Outline and Change Points
  • Scenario Forecast Outline
    • Alternative 1
    • Alternative 2

Assumptions

  • Macroeconomy
  • Semiconductor Inventory
  • Supply-and-Demand Balance
  • Purchasing Momentum

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