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Forecast Analysis: Electronics and Semiconductors, Worldwide, 2Q18 Update

Published: 11 July 2018

ID: G00363914

Analyst(s): George Brocklehurst , Bill Ray , Roger Sheng , Alan Priestley , Masatsune Yamaji , Ben Lee , Andrew Norwood , Brady Wang


DRAM shortages and price increases will lead the 2018 overall semiconductor revenue forecast to increase 14%. Technology product managers at electronics customers must secure key components to protect themselves from supply constraints and further price hikes.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Companion Documents

Forecast Data

Market Impact


  • Electronic Equipment Production Assumptions
    • Data Processing Electronics
    • Automotive Electronics
    • Wireless Communications Electronics
    • Emerging Technologies — Artificial Intelligence
    • Emerging Application — Cryptocurrency Mining
    • IoT Electronics
  • Semiconductor Device Assumptions
    • DRAM — Pricing Dynamics
    • Application-Specific Semiconductors — Function Integration

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