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 Analysis Chapter
The Semiconductor Manufacturing industry developed strongly over the years through 2014, except for 2009, when the industry suffered a revenue decline due to the global recession. Today, China is one of the largest manufacturing countries of semiconductor devices. However, major differences remain between the operations of local manufacturers and their foreign counterparts. Most domestic manufacturers are small in scale and manufacture low-end products. This is due to the lower technology levels generally employed by domestic firms.
The performance of Chinese semiconductors is relatively low but improving... purchase to read more