WSTS Semiconductor Market Forecast Spring 2019

Release Date: 04. June 2019 - 06:00 UTC

From the Spring 2019 Forecast Meeting, held May 21 to 23, 2019

THE WORLDWIDE SEMICONDUCTOR MARKET IS EXPECTED TO BE DOWN 12.1 PERCENT IN 2019, RECOVERING BY 5.4 PERCENT IN 2020

Worldwide Semiconductor Market is forecasted to be US$ 412 billion in 2019 - a decrease of 12.1 percent from 2018

The World Semiconductor Trade Statistics (WSTS) has released its new semiconductor market forecast generated in May 2019.
WSTS expects the world semiconductor market to be down in 2019 to US$ 412 billion. This reflects expected decrease in almost all major categories, with an extraordinary decrease from Memory at 30.6 percent followed by Analog with 5.0 percent and Logic with 4.0 percent. In 2019, all geographical regions are expected to decrease.

Worldwide Semiconductor Market is expected to recover in 2020

For 2020, all regions are forecasted to grow with the overall market up 5.4 percent, with Memory contributing the highest growth followed by Optoelectronics and Logic.

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World Semiconductor Trade Statistics (WSTS was founded in 1986 as a non-profit organization of semiconductor product companies and is the industry´s only source for monthly industry shipment statistics.

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For further information please consult the WSTS Vice Chair in your region. 

Region Name Function Phone
In the Americas Kevin Hawkins Americas Vice Chair +1-214-567-3828
In Europe Rene Kautschitsch Europe Vice Chair +43-3136-500-31223
In Japan Masahiro Takahashi Japan Vice Chair +81-3-3218-3562
In Asia Pacific Gabriel Chou Asia Pacific Vice Chair +886-3-578-6688x75459
For the World Rika Tanaka World Chair +81-3-6773-3795

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