Wednesday 18 November 2020
Wafer capacity by feature size shows strongest growth at sub-10nm
IC capacity for leading-edge (sub-10nm) processes is expected to grow and become the largest portion of monthly installed capacity across the industry beginning in 2024, according...
Wednesday 28 October 2020
IC Insights expects modest DRAM price erosion through end-2020
DRAM ASPs climbed to US$3.70 in June 2020 before tapering off to US$3.51 in July and August, according to IC Insights, which expects modest price erosion through the end of this ye...
Wednesday 14 October 2020
China to have 22% of foundry market in 2020, says IC Insights
Despite the COVID-19 shutdown of the Chinese economy earlier this year, China's share of the pure-play foundry market is forecast to be 22% in 2020, 17pp higher than it registered...
Wednesday 30 September 2020
2020 second-highest year for semi M&A, says IC Insights
Two huge purchase agreements in July and September have guaranteed that 2020 will become at least the second-largest year in history for semiconductor merger and acquisition announcements,...
Tuesday 22 September 2020
Pure-play foundry market on pace for strongest growth since 2014, says IC Insights
Driven by growing demand for application processors and other device sales into 5G smartphones, the pure-play foundry market is on pace to expand by a strong 19% this year after slipping...
Friday 18 September 2020
Arm acquisition faces plenty of obstacles, says IC Insights
After nearly two months of negotiations and press reports that a blockbuster deal was in the works, Nvidia this week announced a US$40 billion agreement to buy Arm from financially...
Friday 11 September 2020
Total microprocessor sales to edge slightly higher in 2020
Total microprocessor sales are forecast to grow 1.4% in 2020 to nearly US$79.3 billion, following a 2.4% decline in 2019, which was the first revenue drop in the worldwide MPU market...
Monday 7 September 2020
Leading IC suppliers vary on 2H20 growth expectations
Most IC suppliers experienced weaker demand and generally poor sales results in the first half of 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic and strained US-China trade relations. However,...
Friday 21 August 2020
DRAM capex spending to decline 20% in 2020, says IC Insights
The DRAM market is poised for a modest recovery in 2020, but suppliers are being very cautious and strategic, and thorough in their analysis of market conditions before they consider...
Wednesday 12 August 2020
Top-10 semiconductor suppliers log 17% surge in 1H20 sales, says IC Insights
IC Insights has released its list of the world's top-10 semiconductor sales leaders in the first half of 2020. In total, the top-10 semiconductor companies' sales surged by 17% in...
Monday 10 August 2020
Pandemic to limit growths for many IC products in 2020
Growth rates across most IC segments are expected to improve in 2020 but only mildly, due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to IC Insights. In 2019, only six IC product...
Friday 31 July 2020
NAND flash, DRAM to remain largest IC market segments
DRAM and NAND flash are expected to repeat as the two largest IC segments again in 2020 after holding the same positions in 2019, according to IC Insights.
Tuesday 21 July 2020
Global IC market to display single-digit growth in 2020, says IC Insights
Even with the disastrous effects of COVID-19 on the global economy, the worldwide IC market is expected to show single-digit growth in 2020 after dropping by 15% last year, according...
Monday 29 June 2020
Taiwan edges South Korea as largest base for IC wafer capacity, says IC Insights
As of December 2019, Taiwan led the world in wafer capacity with about 22% of worldwide capacity installed in the country, according to IC Insights. Taiwan surpassed South Korea in...
Friday 19 June 2020
Automotive IC market to grow at strong CAGR by 2024, says IC Insights
The automotive IC market is forecast to register a strong growth of 9.7% CAGR by 2024, according to IC Insights.