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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

Summary

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

Assumptions

  • 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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