Global Semiconductor Sales in May Up 26.2% Year-to-Year, 4.1% Month-to-Month

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    Global Semiconductor Sales in May Up 26.2% Year-to-Year, 4.1% Month-to-Month

    WASHINGTON—July 6, 2021—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today announced global semiconductor industry sales were $43.6 billion in the month of May 2021, an increase of 26.2% over the May 2020 total of $34.6 billion and 4.1% more than the April 2021 total of $41.9 billion. Monthly sales are compiled by the World Semiconductor Trade Statistics (WSTS) organization and represent a three-month moving average. SIA represents 98% of the U.S. semiconductor industry by revenue and nearly two-thirds of non-U.S. chip firms.

    “Global demand for semiconductors remained high in May, as sales increased both year-to-year and month-to-month across all major regional markets,” said John Neuffer, SIA president and CEO. “The industry shipped more units on a three-month moving basis in May than during any previous month in the market’s history, indicating semiconductor production has ramped up significantly to address rising demand.”

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