Wafer foundry market estimates will increase by 9%

- Sep 02, 2016-

     Research firm Insights IC estimates that this year the global foundry market will grow 9%, the performance is better than the global overall IC market decline of 2%. Among them, the foundry leading Taiwan electric market share will reach 58%, although less than last year's 59%, but revenue is still expected to grow by 8%, and then the new high.

     By the electricity, mobile phones and other markets into the plateau, and even the impact of the decline in the market, the market for this year's industrial growth is not expected to hold. However, the performance of the semiconductor industry in Taiwan is better than the current situation in the industry.

     IC Insights estimates that this year the global foundry market revenues of $49 billion 115 million, the annual increase of 9%, the growth rate is better than last year, performance than the global IC market decline of 2%; and this year the top ten foundries will include 95% of the global market, which is light, TSMC, UMC and Globalfoundries, in core international four Dachang scored 84% of the global market.

     Leading foundry in the foundry stage, Insights IC estimates, the market share of 58%, the market will be 1 percentage points lower than last year, but revenue will grow 8%, an increase of 6% over last year.

     Taiwan Electric Co chief executive Liu Deyin said before the day, this year the foundry market increased by 5% of the estimated annual growth of, the annual revenue to maintain the annual revenue growth of 5% to 10% of last year's target.

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