It appears you have not yet registered with our community. To register please click here...

Go Back [M] > Madshrimps > WebNews
Chip sales up slightly in Q1 Chip sales up slightly in Q1
FAQ Members List Calendar Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Chip sales up slightly in Q1
Thread Tools
Old 7th May 2013, 06:07   #1
[M] Reviewer
Stefan Mileschin's Avatar
Join Date: May 2010
Location: Romania
Posts: 116,850
Stefan Mileschin Freshly Registered
Default Chip sales up slightly in Q1

The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) reports that first-quarter chip sales were up 0.9 percent compared to the same time last year.

March was a particularly good month for chipmakers, with sales going up 1.1 percent sequentially and 0.9 percent year-on-year. However, it was not all good news. Sales in Japan plummeted 18 percent in March (YoY), while the Americas saw a 1.5 percent drop. Europe was up 0.7 percent, while the Asia Pacific region again bucked the trend and grew 6.9 percent. Total sales for March amounted to $24.28 billion.

“Through the first quarter of 2013, the global semiconductor industry has seen modest but consistent growth compared to last year,” said Brian Toohey, president and CEO, Semiconductor Industry Association. “Sales have increased across most end product categories, with memory showing the strongest growth. With recent indications that companies could be set to replenish inventories, we are hopeful that growth will continue in the months ahead.”

Demand remains weak and the market is volatile to say the least. The PC market is under performing, while the tablet and smartphone markets are slowly turning to cheaper gear for emerging markets, with lower margins.
Stefan Mileschin is offline   Reply With Quote

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Chip sales down 2.7 percent in 2012 Stefan Mileschin WebNews 0 6th February 2013 07:18
AMD drastically cuts its chip orders as its PC sales decline jmke WebNews 0 10th December 2012 10:07
Carnegie warns of drop in chip sales Stefan Mileschin WebNews 0 20th September 2012 07:35
ASML profits down as chip sales slow Stefan Mileschin WebNews 0 19th July 2012 07:33
2012 chip sales to stay flat Stefan Mileschin WebNews 0 18th July 2012 07:49
SIA reports semiconductor sales rise slightly in May Stefan Mileschin WebNews 0 5th July 2012 06:36
Semiconductor sales increase slightly jmke WebNews 0 2nd March 2010 09:27
Sales of Intel Core 2 Duo chip seem slow take off jmke WebNews 3 30th August 2006 18:45
World chip sales on the up jmke WebNews 0 1st May 2006 15:53
Intel net up 25% on laptop-chip sales Sidney WebNews 1 20th April 2005 01:20

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

All times are GMT +1. The time now is 20:17.

Powered by vBulletin® - Copyright ©2000 - 2020, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO