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VLSIresearch’s February 2016 Forecast Update

 

VLSI updated its forecast to show a 4% rise for semiconductors, with a 5% decline for semiconductor production equipment, which is being held down by wafer fab utilization rates that are below 90%. Still, this was an improvement from the December forecast, as VLSI noted several positive driving forces: Order activity had moved higher, since the start of the year; Foundries are becoming more active as utilization rates begin to rise; and most importantly VLSIresearch’s CPPI (Chip Price/Performance Index) has started beat Moore’s Law again. VLSI’s Supply-Demand status metric has improved from glut to loose.

 

February 2016

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VLSIresearch is an award-winning provider of market research and economic analysis on the technical, business, and economic aspects within semiconductor, nanotechnology, and related industries. VLSIresearch provides intelligence for faster and better decision making in the areas of semiconductors, photovoltaics, LEDs, manufacturing, materials, and critical subsystems.  VLSIresearch was founded in 1976. Learn more at www.vlsiresearch.com.

 

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