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Forecast: Semiconductor Wafer Fab Capacity, Worldwide, 1Q17 Update

Published: 02 May 2017

ID: G00325803

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

Summary

Worldwide semiconductor annual capacity in 2017 is expected to grow more than 5% year over year as companies get ready for increased demand. Growth will continue as 2018's worldwide capacity will increase 6.6% year over year, driven by the Asia/Pacific region alone growing 9.4%.

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