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Forecast Analysis: Electronics and Semiconductors, Worldwide, 4Q17 Update

Published: 09 January 2018

ID: G00346697

Analyst(s): Claire Wen, Andrew Norwood , Jon Erensen , Joseph Unsworth , Ben Lee , Masatsune Yamaji


Semiconductor revenue is expected to increase 22.2% in 2017, mostly driven by memory price increases. Tight supply conditions in DRAM are expected to remain in 2018. Technology strategic planners at semiconductor vendors must leverage the markets analyzed in this report.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Companion Documents

Forecast Data

Market Impact


  • Electronic Equipment Production Assumptions
    • Automotive Electronics
    • Wireless Communication Electronics
    • Competing Technologies — Other Data Processing
  • Semiconductor Device Assumptions
    • Display Driver — Product Features
    • Complementary Metal-Oxide Semiconductor (CMOS) Image Sensors — Product Features
    • Other Optoelectronics — Technology Roadmap
  • DRAM Supply-and-Demand Sufficiency
    • NAND Flash — Supply and Demand

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