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Forecast Analysis: Semiconductor Foundry Services, Worldwide, 3Q17 Update

Published: 23 October 2017

ID: G00343374

Analyst(s): Samuel Wang


After the peak of chip inventory in July, the foundry business is expected to be strong in 3Q17, followed by a positive 4Q17, resulting in $58.5 billion in revenue at 8.3% growth in 2017. Technology strategic planners at foundries should prepare to provide the needed services in 4Q17.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Companion Documents
  • Strategic Planning Assumption

Forecast Data

  • Scenario Forecast
    • Alternative 1
    • Alternative 2

Market Impact


  • Demand Sufficiency
  • Foundry Supply-and-Demand Balance
  • Foundry Pricing and Profitability
  • Technology Roadmap
  • Foundry Capital Spending

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