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Forecast Analysis: Semiconductor Foundry Services, Worldwide, 4Q17 Update

Published: 09 January 2018

ID: G00349102

Analyst(s): Samuel Wang


Following a 10.4% increase in 2017, foundry revenue is projected to grow by 5.5% to $62.9 billion in 2018 due to a better outlook from cryptocurrency, AI, 5G on smartphones, and automotive applications. Technology strategic planners at foundries must implement steps to provide the needed services.

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

Forecast Data

  • Scenario Forecast
    • Alternative 1
    • Alternative 2

Market Impact


  • End-Market Demand
  • Demand Sufficiency
  • Foundry Supply-and-Demand Balance
  • Foundry Pricing and Profitability
  • Foundry Capital Spending

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