Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
During the five years through 2013, revenue for the Semiconductor Manufacturing industry is expected to grow 16.2% per year to reach $59.5 billion. The industry developed strongly in the years through 2008 but in 2009, as the global recession hindered the world's economic growth, industry revenue fell 1.7%. In 2010, industry revenue increased 55.1% due to the recovery of demand from domestic and foreign markets. In 2011, growth slowed to 15.5%, due to a shrinkage in demand from downstream industries. In 2013, total revenue of the industry is expected to grow 9.4%, as domestic and foreign demand increase slowly.
International trade is very important to the Semiconductor Manufacturing industry in China. In 2013, exports account for 52.2% of industry revenue at $31.1 billion.... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter
In 2013, Jiangsu province is expected to account for 40.1% of industry revenue, from 37.2% of the industry's enterprises and 31.9% of industry employment. The province is estimated to be most efficient in production, as the larger firms in Jiangsu have a long development history in the province, benefit from economies of scale, have better access to imported raw materials, are close to their clients and downstream industries, and have invested heavily in technology to reduce labor inputs.
As one of the well-developed regions in China, Guangdong province will account for 13.9% of industry revenue in 2013, ranking the second among the provinces. Semiconductor lighting has developed rapidly in Guangdong province in the past five years... purchase to read more