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Forecast: Semiconductor Capital Spending, Worldwide, 3Q17 Update

Published: 05 October 2017

ID: G00342532

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


The hunger for powerful electronics and their memory devices is fueling an exceptional semiconductor capital spending year. 2017 capex is expected to reach 14.5% growth. The next few years, however, can be expected to plateau and decline as capacity catches up with demand and device pricing drops.

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