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TSMC warns of weaker sales in 4Q13
  • The IC supply chain continues to manage inventories in the fourth quarter of 2013, while demand for certain high-end mobile devices weakens, TSMC chairman and CEO Morris Chang has warned.

    Last update: Friday 8 November 2013 [13 news items]

TSMC, UMC October sales slip

Nov 8, 15:05

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) and United Microelectronics (UMC) have announced decreases in October consolidated revenues from the previous month of 6.5% and 3.5%,...

TSMC seeing order visibility weaken

Nov 8, 11:43

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is set to report a more than 10% sequential decline in fourth-quarter revenues, as order visibility at the foundry house has weakened...

TSMC seeing utilization rate of 28nm processes fall

Nov 1, 11:40

IC foundry Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company's (TSMC) capacity utilization of its 28nm processes has fallen to 70% due to a slowdown in orders for high-end mobile chips,...

North America fab tool book-to-bill continues slide, says SEMI

Oct 22, 14:14

The three-month average book-to-bill ratio for North America-based manufacturers of semiconductor equipment slid to 0.97 in September 2013, down for the third consecutive month, according...

Digitimes Research: China 4Q13 smartphone AP shipments to contract

Oct 22, 10:50

Shipments of smartphone applications processors in China are expected to drop by 1.5% sequentially to 94.95 million units in the fourth quarter of 2013, according to Digitimes Rese...

TSMC expects 10.5% revenue decrease in 4Q13

Oct 17, 15:31

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) expects its fourth-quarter revenues to decline about 10.5% sequentially, due to an inventory correction currently experienced by...

ASE IC backend unit to post sales drop in 4Q13

Oct 3, 10:40

Sales of Advanced Semiconductor Engineering's (ASE) core IC ATM (assembly test and material) business is likely to post a sequential decrease in the fourth quarter of 2013, due to...

Short lead-time orders likely to buoy TSMC 4Q13 sales, says report

Newswatch - Aug 23, 14:42

Short lead-time orders for chips used in smartphones and games consoles are expected to lift Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company's (TSMC) capacity utilization rates and buoy...

Digitimes Research: Greater China foundry capacity utilization rate to fall through 4Q13

Jul 23, 13:42

Utilization rates at the top-3 IC foundries in Greater China are expected to fall through the fourth quarter of 2013 after climbing to a year high in the second quarter, according...

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TSMC expects up to 5% revenue growth in 3Q13

Jul 18, 16:08

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) expects its third-quarter revenues to log only 3-5% sequential growth, as an inventory correction will take place in the IC supply...

Poor smartphone sales cast shadow on SPIL 2H13 sales

Jul 18, 14:07

Disappointing sales of higher-end smartphones might have a negative impact on Siliconware Precision Industries' (SPIL) sales performance during the second half of 2013, according...

TSMC seeing orders slow down from some clients

Jul 15, 13:44

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has seen some of its major clients including Qualcomm, Broadcom and OmniVision slow down the pace of placing orders and cut back...

TSMC reports record sales for June and 2Q13

Supply chain inventory to fall at slower pace, says TSMC

Jan 17, 21:38

Days-of-inventory (DOI) in the supply chain is now forecast to be four days above the seasonal average in the first quarter of 2013, falling only slightly from the prior quarter,...

TSMC sees supply chain inventory decline at slower pace
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