Semiconductor Market Smoking Hot in March, according to VLSIresearch
VLSIresearch reported that the last week of March IC Sales were 23% over the same week in 2016 in a recent edition of its weekly Semiconductor Analytics †report. The total for 13-week calendar quarter showed a 12% rise of 1Q16. VLSIís IC Weather Report recorded booking conditions that were hot overall ó Humid in Memory ó Hot for Foundries, IDMs, and SoC ó With IoT warm. It raised its IC price pressure level to Uplifting. Overall IC Supply & Demand: remains in Shortage, with shortages seen in DRAM, NAND, Foundry, and IDMs. VLSIís second quarter Supply/Demand Forecast is for continuing Shortages with possible easing to tight conditions by the third quarter.
The source of this data came from analysis published in VLSIís Semiconductor Analytics †report. More information is available here:
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