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Forecast Analysis: Electronics and Semiconductors, Worldwide, 2Q16 Update

Published: 20 July 2016

ID: G00294879

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


Global semiconductor revenue for 2016 has been revised downward to $324.7 billion, a decline of 3.0% over 2015. Lower production estimates for PCs, servers and ultramobile tablets, and the continuing pressure on DRAM prices, are the key reasons for this downward revision.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Companion Documents

Forecast Data

Market Impact


  • Unit Production
    • End-Demand Market
    • Electronic Equipment Price Point
  • Semiconductor Device ASP
    • Pricing Dynamics
    • Supply and Demand
  • Semiconductor Device Unit Count
    • System Integration
    • Features and Functions

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