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
Electronic devices made from semiconductor materials and electronic parts are the foundation of modern electronics. These devices include prolific products, such as radios, computers and telephones, among others. Semiconductor devices provided by the Global Semiconductor and Electronic Parts Manufacturing industry include solar cells, diodes, transistors and digital and analog integrated circuits.
As global per capita income increases and mobile web access becomes increasingly available and indispensable, industry revenue is forecast to increase in the five years to 2015, averaging annual gains of 2.7% over the period and settling at $701.1 billion. In 2015 alone, revenue is expected to grow 1.9%... read more