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Forecast: Semiconductor Capital Spending, Worldwide, 1Q17 Update

Published: 13 April 2017

ID: G00319918

Analyst(s): Maria Valenzuela, Samuel Wang , Barbara Van, Klaus Rinnen, Takashi Ogawa, Bob Johnson

Summary

The capital spending for 2016 came in stronger than expected, at 8.7%, rising from an exceptional equipment year with 11.3% growth. Aggressive spending for NAND flash fabs were behind the growth, and this will moderate somewhat in 2017.

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