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Forecast: Semiconductor Wafer Fab Capacity and Silicon Demand, Worldwide, 4Q15 Update

Published: 17 December 2015

ID: G00272074

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


In 2015, overall capacity increased slightly to 2.6%, led by 300-millimeter capacity growth of 3.9% year over year. In 2016, overall and 300 mm capacity will grow less than in 2015, while still showing modest year-over-year growth in the low single digits.

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