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Forecast: Semiconductor Wafer Fab Capacity, Worldwide, 2H19 Update

Published: 30 July 2019

ID: G00383920

Analyst(s): Andrew Norwood , Joseph Unsworth , Gaurav Gupta , Samuel Wang , Bob Johnson


Worldwide semiconductor wafer fab capacity is expected to grow by 3.4% in 2019 due to weak demand and inventory oversupply for memory. However, as memory sector recovers and logic players invest in new/expanding facilities for leading edge nodes, fab capacity is projected to grow at 6.4% in 2020.

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