Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Global Semiconductor and Electronic Parts Manufacturing industry is expected to increase over the current five-year period, 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. Over the next five years, industry revenue is forecast to increase at a faster rate than the previous five-year period, 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 the mature phase of its life cycle. Semiconductor and electronic part unit sales have increased 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, as well as a strong US dollar. Industry value added (IVA) is forecast to grow at an annualized rate of 0.3% in the 10 years through 2021, compared with 2.7% 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