During the five years through 2017, revenue for the Semiconductor Manufacturing industry is expected to grow 5.3% per year to increase to $67.8 billion. The industry developed steadily in the years through 2011 but in 2014, as global economy slowed, industry revenue growth fell.International trade is very important to the Semiconductor Manufacturing industry in China. In 2017, exports account for 39.0% of industry revenue, $27.6 billion. Competing imports total an estimated $28.9 billion and account for 40.1% 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 Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$71bn
Annual Growth 12-17
5.3%
Forecast Growth 17-22
Profit
Employment
176,427
Businesses
586

Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

The Semiconductor Manufacturing industry has a low concentration level. This is due to the large number of small and medium enterprises operating in the industry. The top four firms that operate in this industry account for just 8.7% of industry revenue in 2017. This shows that revenue in this industry is spread across a large number of industry participants.The low concentration level also reflects the diverse nature of the industry's products. Firms tend to focus on particular devices or markets and the majority of enterprises manufacture single products. Only a few of the larger firms are able to manufacture a wide variety of semiconductor device products. There are many manufacturers that operate on a small scale and are privately owned. The...purchase to read more.

Additional Insights for the Semiconductor Manufacturing Industry

IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Semiconductor Manufacturing Industry are

  • Having links with suppliers
  • Access to highly skilled workforce
  • Ability to quickly adopt new technology
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Domestic Goods Availability - Primary Materials - Manufacturing and Industry Systems and Technology - Electronic Equipment mfg in the Semiconductor Manufacturing industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Semiconductor Manufacturing Industry?

    The Semiconductor Manufacturing industry manufactures semiconductors and electronic devices, including diodes, triodes transistors, power transistors, transducers and sense devices. Industry firms may also manufacture special parts for these electronic devices.

    Industry Products
  • Power transistors
  • Photodiodes
  • Diodes
  • Triodes
  • Special parts for semiconductor devices
  • Other semiconductor devices
  • Industry Activities
  • diodes
  • triodes
  • special electronic devices
  • sense devices
  • special parts for semiconductor devices
  • semiconductors
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Domestic Goods Availability - Primary Materials - Manufacturing
  • Industry Systems and Technology - Electronic Equipment mfg
  • Merchandise Trade - Balance (Exports - Imports)
  • Real GDP
  • Economic Indicators - Research and Development Expenditure (Total)

  • Current Performance
    Industry revenueIndustry profitabilityInternational tradeEnterprises and technology
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
    Technology and systemsIndustry trends
  • Table: Semiconductor Manufacturing Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Semiconductor Manufacturing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Household Refrigerator and Freezer Manufacturing
  • Household Electrical Appliance Manufacturing
  • Lighting Equipment Manufacturing
  • Automotive Lighting and Signaling Equipment Manufacturing
  • Electronic Transmission Equipment Manufacturing
  • Computer Manufacturing
  • Computer Peripheral Manufacturing
  • Integrated Circuit Manufacturing
  • TV, DVD & Video Equipment Manufacturing
  • Smart Phone Manufacturing

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Aluminum Ore Mining
  • Basic Plastics and Synthetic Resin Manufacturing
  • Plastic Board, Pipe & Sheet Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • Power transistors
  • Diodes
  • Photodiodes
  • Triodes
  • Special parts for semiconductor devices
  • Other semiconductor devices
  • Chart: Semiconductor Manufacturing Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Computer and peripheral equipment manufacturers
  • Network communications industries
  • Electrical lighting manufacturers
  • Consumer electrical goods industries
  • Equipment and meters manufacturers
  • Automobile electrical equipment manufacturers
  • Other
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Semiconductor Manufacturing Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Depreciation
  • Wages
  • Other costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Semiconductor Manufacturing

  • Basis of Competition
  • Price
  • Custom manufacturing
  • After-sales service
  • Brand and customer relationships
  • Technological advances
  • Delivery timeliness
  • Domestic versus foreign firms

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Semiconductor Manufacturing Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    On Semiconductor Corporation (China), Infineon Technologies (China), Fairchild Semiconductor (China), ST Microelectronics (China), NXP Semiconductors (China),
  • Table: On Semiconductor Corporation (China) - financial performance
  • Table: Infineon Technologies (China) - financial performance
  • Table: Fairchild Semiconductor (China) - financial performance
  • Table: ST Microelectronics (China) - financial performance
  • Table: NXP Semiconductors (China) - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Semiconductor Manufacturing Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Semiconductor Manufacturing Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Exports (2008-2022)
  • Imports (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Total Assets (2008-2022)
  • Semiconductor Output (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Fab
  • A fabrication facility where semiconductors are manufactured.
  • Fabless
  • A company without fabrication facilities, which researches, designs, develops and sells semiconductors. These companies outsource production to fab plants.
  • Semiconductor
  • Semiconductors control electrical signal flows in electronic products. Silicon is usually used to manufacture semiconductors.
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