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Forecast Analysis: Semiconductor Capital Spending and Manufacturing Equipment, Worldwide, 2Q16 Update

Published: 20 July 2016

ID: G00296629

Analyst(s): Bob Johnson , David Christensen, Jim Walker, Barbara Van, Takashi Ogawa


Semiconductor capital spending in 2016 will decline by 0.7% to $64.3 billion. In 2017, efforts to bring 10 nm processes into high-volume manufacturing and the ramping up of 3D NAND products will drive overall spending to increase 2.7%.

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