WSTS Semiconductor Market Forecast Spring 2011

Release Date: 07. June 2011 - 06:00 UTC

From the Spring 2011 Forecast Meeting held in Hong Kong, 24 to 27 May 2011.


Worldwide Semiconductor Market to increase +5.4 percent in 2011, +7.6 percent in 2012 and +5.4 percent in 2013

The World Semiconductor Trade Statistics (WSTS) forecasts the semiconductor market to grow by 7.6 percent to $338.4 billion in 2012, following an estimated 5.4 percent increase to $314.4 billion in 2011. In 2010, the industry recovery - driven by enterprise and consumer spending resulted in 31.8 percent growth, totalling $298.3 billion.

The new forecast presents a moderate growth for the year 2011, reflecting an increase of $16.1 billion over the 2010 actual. The industry is now expected to top $356.6 billion in 2013, with a 3-year compound annual growth rate of 6.13% from 2010 to 2013.

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World Semiconductor Trade Statistics (WSTS) is a non-profit organization of 64 semiconductor companies representing more than 75% of the world semiconductor market. Founded in 1986, WSTS is the singular source for monthly industry shipment statistics.


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