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Forecast: Semiconductor Wafer Fab Capacity, Worldwide, 3Q16 Update

Published: 06 October 2016

ID: G00316353

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


Worldwide semiconductor annual capacity in 2016 will increase 2.6% year over year as companies prepare for the next uptick in semiconductor demand. 2017's capacity will increase 3.7% year over year, driven by companies with fabs located in the Asia/Pacific region.

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