Wednesday 22 December 2021
Seventeen semiconductor companies to see 2021 revenue top US$10 billion
IC Insights has forecast that 17 companies will have worldwide semiconductor (IC and OSD - optoelectronics, sensor, and discrete) sales of more than US$10.0 billion in 2021.
Tuesday 14 December 2021
Semiconductor capex on pace for 34% growth in 2021, says IC Insights
Worldwide semiconductor capex is on track to surge 34% in 2021, its strongest percentage gain since a 41% increase in 2017, according to IC Insights.
Wednesday 17 November 2021
Semiconductor market to rise 23% in 2021, says IC Insights
The semiconductor market is forecast to increase 23% this year, fueled by changing habits caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and the subsequent economic rebound from it, according to...
Friday 12 November 2021
DRAM prices to retreat in 4Q21 after strong gains
DRAM ASPs soared 41% through the first eight months of 2021, rising from US$3.37 in January to US$4.77 in August. ASPs slipped 3% to US$4.62 in September, still a 37% surge compared...
Wednesday 29 September 2021
Chip M&A deals reach US$22 billion in first 8 months of 2021
After a record-high start in the first quarter of 2021, semiconductor merger and acquisition announcements cool off a bit without the "megadeals" seen in 2020, according to IC Insi...
Thursday 23 September 2021
Worldwide foundry sales to top US$100 billion in 2021, says IC Insights
Total foundry sales this year will surpass the US$100-billion mark for the first time, and continue increasing at a strong 11.6% average annual growth rate through 2025 when total...
Wednesday 15 September 2021
TSMC forecast to post 24% revenue growth in 2021, says IC Insights
TSMC is forecast to see its revenue in the second half of this year grow 14% from the level in the first half, with revenue for all of 2021 set to represent a 24% on-year surge, according...
Friday 27 August 2021
Microprocessor sales to register another double-digit growth in 2021
The total microprocessor (MPU) market is on track to exceed US$100 billion for the first time ever this year, thanks to strong increases in cellphone application processor revenue,...
Friday 13 August 2021
Automotive MCU sales to surge 23% in 2021 despite shortages
Despite some ongoing shortages of microcontrollers and automakers having to temporarily close assembly lines this year, automotive MCU sales are forecast to surge 23% in the economic...
Tuesday 20 July 2021
Taiwan maintains edge as largest base for IC wafer capacity, says IC Insights
As of December 2020, Taiwan led the world with 21.4% of global wafer capacity installed in that country, according to IC Insights. In second place was South Korea, which accounted...
Wednesday 16 June 2021
IC Insights raises 2021 IC market forecast to 24% growth
IC Insights has raised its IC market growth forecast for 2021 to 24%, compared with its previous estimate of 19% growth.
Friday 11 June 2021
Automotive IC market share slips in 2020
The automotive share of the total IC market has never been greater than 9.0% while the communications share of the IC market peaked at 37.2% in 2013, according to IC Insights. In...
Friday 4 June 2021
Texas Instruments remains top analog IC supplier
With analog sales of US$10.9 billion and 19% marketshare, Texas Instruments (TI) maintained its firm grip as the leading supplier of analog devices in 2020, according to IC Insights...
Thursday 20 May 2021
Memory IC sales poised to hit record in 2022, says IC Insights
Fueled by economic recovery and the transition to a digital economy, memory IC sales are forecast to top US$180 billion in 2022, exceeding the previous record high set in 2018, according...
Thursday 6 May 2021
Samsung to regain top semiconductor supplier ranking in 2Q21, says IC Insights
Driven by a resurgent memory market and relatively flat sales results from Intel, IC Insights believes that Samsung will again replace Intel as the leading semiconductor producer...