Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Global Semiconductor and Electronic Parts Manufacturing industry is expected to increase during the five years to 2015, as consumers continue completing purchases they had postponed during the financial crisis. In addition, there has been an increase in unit sales volumes of industry components, driven by the proliferation of new technology. Looking forward, industry revenue is forecast to increase, stimulated by falling selling prices, continued advances in technology and the growing use of electronics in various products. However, the convergence of some mobile devices, high competition and downward pressure on prices of downstream devices will threaten profitability... read more
Industry SWOT Analysis
The Global Semiconductor and Electronic Parts Manufacturing industry is in a growth phase of its life cycle. Semiconductor and electronic part unit sales have exploded over the past five years and are expected to continue to grow over the next five years. However, revenue growth has been slowed by fierce price competition driving down average selling prices. Industry value added (IVA) is forecast to grow at an annualized rate of 3.8% in the ten years through 2020, compared with 3.5% annualized growth forecast for GDP over the same period.
Sales of electronic components will be driven by growth in sales of final electronic products to household consumers, businesses and governments... read more