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Forecast Analysis: Electronics and Semiconductors, Worldwide, 2Q17 Update

Published: 29 June 2017

ID: G00335679

Analyst(s): Andrew Norwood , Hiroyuki Shimizu, Ganesh Ramamoorthy, Ben Lee , Nolan Reilly , Alan Priestley , Joseph Unsworth , Jon Erensen


2017 semiconductor revenue is expected to surpass $400 billion for the first time. Revenue will increase 16.8%, driven by price increases in NAND flash and DRAM, as tight supply conditions are expected to remain throughout most of 2017.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Companion Documents

Forecast Data

Market Impact


  • Electronic Equipment Production Assumptions
    • Mobile PCs — Electronic Equipment Inventory
    • SSDs — Channel and End-Market Demand
    • Video Game Consoles — Channel and End-Market Demand
    • Wired Communications— Enterprise and Consumer Spending
  • Semiconductor Device Assumptions
    • DRAM — Pricing Dynamics
    • NAND Flash — Supply and Demand
    • MPUs — System Design
    • LEDs — System Design

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