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Forecast Analysis: Electronics and Semiconductors, Worldwide, 1Q16 Update

Published: 29 April 2016

ID: G00294167

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


Weak global demand will lead to a production decline in PCs, ultramobiles and smartphones; pricing pressure on DRAM and NAND flash will increase. These conditions will negatively impact global semiconductor revenue growth in 2016.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Companion Documents

Forecast Data

Market Impact


  • Unit Production
    • Channel and End-Market Demand
    • Electronic Equipment Price Point
    • Enterprise and Consumer Spending
  • Semiconductor Device ASP
    • Pricing Dynamics
    • Supply and Demand
    • Functional Integration

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