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Forecast Analysis: Electronics and Semiconductors, Worldwide, 3Q15 Update

Published: 15 October 2015

ID: G00275304

Analyst(s): Roger Sheng , Joseph Unsworth , Amy Teng , Jon Erensen , Nathan Nuttall, Michele Reitz, Adriana Blanco, Andrew Norwood , Masatsune Yamaji , Hiroyuki Shimizu, Paul O'Donovan, Steve Ohr, Ben Lee , James F. Hines


For the first time since 2012, total semiconductor growth has turned downward at negative 0.8%, reaching $337.8 billion, as PC, ultramobile and smartphone production forecasts continue to decline.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Companion Documents

Forecast Data

Market Impact

  • Unit Production Reduction in 3Q15
  • Semiconductor Device Revenue and Growth
  • Semiconductor Application Revenue and Growth


  • Unit Production
    • Channel and End-Market Demand
    • Electronic Equipment Inventory
    • Electronic Equipment Price Point
    • Enterprise and Consumer Spending
    • Regulation and Standards
  • Semiconductor Device Unit Content
    • System Design
  • Semiconductor Device ASP
    • Pricing Dynamics
    • Supply and Demand

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