Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
During the five years through 2014, revenue for the Semiconductor Manufacturing industry is expected to grow 16.5% per year to reach $61.2 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 onward, growth returned to normal levels.
International trade is very important to the Semiconductor Manufacturing industry in China. In 2014, exports account for 46.8% of industry revenue at $28.6 billion. Competing imports total an estimated $32.3 billion and account for 49.8% of domestic demand.... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter
In 2014, Jiangsu province is expected to account for 39.8% of industry revenue, from 32.2% of the industry's enterprises and 32.8% 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 14.1% of industry revenue in 2014, ranking the second among the provinces. Semiconductor lighting has developed rapidly in Guangdong province in the past five years... purchase to read more