Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
During the five years through 2015, revenue for the Semiconductor Manufacturing industry is expected to grow 7.3% per year to reach $63.1 billion. The industry developed strongly in the years through 2011 but in 2012, as global economy slowed, industry revenue growth fell.
International trade is very important to the Semiconductor Manufacturing industry in China. In 2015, exports account for 52.8% of industry revenue, $33.4 billion. Competing imports total an estimated $33.5 billion and account for 52.9% 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 Report - Industry Locations Chapter
In 2015, Jiangsu province is expected to account for 39.7% of industry revenue, from 32.2% of the industry's enterprises and 32.8% of industry employment. The province is estimated to be most efficient in production, as the larger firms in Jiangsu have a long development history in the province, benefit from economies of scale, have better access to imported raw materials, are close to their clients and downstream industries, and have invested heavily in technology to reduce labor inputs.
As one of the well-developed regions in China, Guangdong province will account for 14.1% of industry revenue in 2015, ranking the second among the provinces. Semiconductor lighting has developed rapidly in Guangdong province in the past five years... purchase to read more