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Forecast Analysis: Electronics and Semiconductors, Worldwide, 4Q16 Update

Published: 13 January 2017

ID: G00316498

Analyst(s): Ganesh Ramamoorthy, Adriana Blanco, Jon Erensen , Amy Teng , Masatsune Yamaji , Joseph Unsworth , Ben Lee , Andrew Norwood


Improvement in chip prices, increasing semiconductor content and inventory replenishment have pushed the semiconductor revenue growth for 2016 into the positive territory. As these positive conditions spill over into 2017, revenue growth in 2017 will be even higher.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Companion Documents

Forecast Data

Market Impact

  • Forecast Revision Summary
  • Electronic Equipment Forecast Revision
  • Semiconductor Device Forecast Revision


  • Unit Production
    • Enterprise and Consumer Spending
    • Channel and End-Market Demand
  • Semiconductor Device ASP
    • Pricing Dynamics
    • Supply and Demand
  • Semiconductor Device Unit Content
    • Features and Functions

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