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Forecast Analysis: Electronics and Semiconductors, Worldwide, 4Q15 Update

Published: 29 January 2016

ID: G00275305

Analyst(s): Ben Lee , Adriana Blanco, Andrew Norwood , James F. Hines, Hiroyuki Shimizu, Masatsune Yamaji , Ganesh Ramamoorthy, Bryan Lewis, Roger Sheng , Joseph Unsworth , Amy Teng , Jon Erensen


Conditions in the global semiconductor market continue to weaken and total semiconductor revenue is expected to decline by 1.9% in 2015, dropping to $333.7 billion, as PC, ultramobile and smartphone production forecasts were revised downward.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Companion Documents

Forecast Data

Market Impact

  • Unit Production Reduction in 4Q15
  • 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
  • Semiconductor Device ASP
    • Pricing Dynamics
    • Semiconductor Industry Structure
    • Supply and Demand

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