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Forecast Analysis: Electronics and Semiconductors, Worldwide, 3Q16 Update

Published: 12 October 2016

ID: G00316497

Analyst(s): Ganesh Ramamoorthy, Adriana Blanco, Masatsune Yamaji , Joseph Unsworth , Michele Reitz, Bryan Lewis, Alan Priestley , Ben Lee , Jon Erensen , Claire Wen, Hiroyuki Shimizu, Andrew Norwood , Nathan Nuttall


Tightening supply conditions for DRAM and NAND are impacting prices positively, and chip demand is improving as inventories are being replenished. While this points to a positive outlook for the semiconductor industry in the second half of 2016, overall revenue growth will still remain negative.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Companion Documents

Forecast Data

Market Impact

  • Electronic Equipment Forecast Revision
  • Semiconductor Device Forecast Revision


  • Unit Production
    • Enterprise and Consumer Spending
    • Channel and End-Market Demand
    • Features and Functions
  • Semiconductor Device ASP
    • Pricing Dynamics
    • Supply and Demand
  • Features and Functions
    • Nonoptical Sensors
    • CMOS Image Sensors
    • Functional Integration

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