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SIA president George Scalise talking at SEMICON West 2006
Photo: Stephen Taylor, DigiTimes.com [Jul 12, 2006]

Expect roadmaps to unfold as planned, stated Scalise, adding that energy issues will become more pronounced and affect consumer demand.

If the economy continues to grow 3-4%, semiconductors will grow around 12%, said Scalise. He noted lots of positive signs: first billion-unit year for mobile phones; PC still growing; MP3s and digital TVs seeing 50%+ growth.

Scalise, stated that the pattern won't change for two to three years.

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