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2018 Semiconductor Market on Track to Grow 16%, according to VLSIresearch

 

August IC sales grew 13% Y/Y, as reported by VLSIresearch in itís latest TCI Graphics update. That leaves the semiconductor market on track to hit its forecast of 16% growth over 2017. VLSIís forecast for a flat 2019 remained unchanged. IC inventories, while at record levels, remain at healthy levels compared to sales and the expected sales rush into the holidays. August Electronics shipments recorded 9% growth to demonstrate this. Wafer fab utilization remained extremely high in August, with silicon wafer production achieving a new record as capacity crossed the Billion MSI bar for the first time in history.

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The source of this data came from analysis published in VLSIís The Chip Insiderģ report. More information is available here:

https://www.vlsiresearch.com/public/cmrs/detail.html?mod=prod_1_tci

 

 

The contents of this release are approved for use by media for news purposes identifying VLSIresearch as the source. No advertising or promotional use of this release by corporations can be used without VLSIresearch approval. All trademarks, service marks, and logos are the property of VLSI Research Inc or their respective owners.

 

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VLSIresearch is an award-winning provider of market research and economic analysis on the technical, business, and economic aspects of the semiconductor supply chain.Providing intelligence for faster and better decision making, seasoned executives in high technology, government, and finance rely on VLSIresearchís insights to guide them to the right decisions.The formula is simple: Better intelligence leads to better decisions which deliver better results.Founded in 1976, VLSIresearch is the leading technology research and advisory company focused on semiconductor related manufacturing.The companyís website is www.vlsiresearch.com.

 

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