Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
During the five years through 2015, revenue for the Semiconductor Manufacturing industry is expected to grow 7.3% per year to reach $63.1 billion. The industry developed strongly in the years through 2011 but in 2012, as global economy slowed, industry revenue growth fell.
International trade is very important to the Semiconductor Manufacturing industry in China. In 2015, exports account for 52.8% of industry revenue, $33.4 billion. Competing imports total an estimated $33.5 billion and account for 52.9% of domestic demand. Although imports as a share of domestic demand have been decreasing over the past five years, technical and quality differences between domestically manufactured and foreign semiconductors continue to limit the industry's growth.... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter
The power transistor segment is the main product segment in the industry, accounting for 38.7% of revenue in 2015. Power transistors are important components in the Electric Equipment and Machinery Manufacturing industry (IBISWorld industry report 3661) and they are widely used in the electronic lighting, communication and computer fields. The power transistors segment is expected to grow in the next five years as downstream industries continue to develop.
The second-largest segment is photodiodes, which are expected to account for 18.0% of industry revenue in 2015... purchase to read more