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Forecast: Semiconductor Wafer Fab Capacity and Silicon Demand, Worldwide, 2Q15 Update

Published: 09 July 2015

ID: G00272072

Analyst(s): Bob Johnson , Masatsune Yamaji , Maria Valenzuela, Takashi Ogawa, David Christensen


For 2015, overall capacity will grow 2%, led by 300-millimeter capacity increasing 3% year over year. Looking ahead to 2016, overall and 300 mm capacity will maintain a low-single-digit growth rate because capital expenditure and semiconductor demand have slowed.

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