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Forecast Analysis: Electronics and Semiconductors, Worldwide, 3Q17 Update

Published: 16 October 2017

ID: G00343294

Analyst(s): Brady Wang, Joseph Unsworth , Jon Erensen , Nolan Reilly , Adriana Blanco, Andrew Norwood , Hiroyuki Shimizu, Ben Lee


2017 semiconductor revenue is expected to increase 19.7% and reach $411 billion, driven by DRAM and NAND flash. Technology strategic planners at semiconductor vendors must understand the impact of price increases in NAND flash and DRAM on the semiconductor market.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Companion Documents

Forecast Data

Market Impact


  • Electronic Equipment Production Assumptions
    • Smartphones — Features and Functions
    • SSDs — Channel and End-Market Demand
    • Video Game Consoles — Channel and End-Market Demand
  • Semiconductor Device Assumptions
    • DRAM — Pricing Dynamics
    • NAND Flash — Supply and Demand

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