NAND Flash contract prices to increase by 5-10% QoQ in 3Q21
July 16, 2021The recent wave of COVID-19 outbreaks in India has weakened sales of retail storage products such as memory cards and USB drives, according to TrendForce’s latest investigations.
Taiwan maintains edge as largest base for IC wafer capacity
July 15, 2021As a percent of worldwide total, China achieves largest increase in fab capacity at expense of all other regions, but still trails Taiwan, South Korea, and Japan in installed capacity.
Semiconductor equipment sales to reach $100B in 2022
July 14, 2021Global sales of semiconductor manufacturing equipment by original equipment manufacturers are forecast to surpass USD 100 billion next year, a new high, after jumping 34% to USD 95.3 billion in 2021 compared to USD 71.1 billion in 2020, SEMI reports.
Samsung wins almost half of the smartphone memory market
July 08, 2021According to the latest research from Strategy Analytics, the global smartphone memory market clocked a total revenue of USD 11.4 billion in Q1 2021.
IC Insights raises its 2021 IC market forecast to +24%
June 16, 2021The analysts at IC Insights expects the global IC market to exceed USD 500 billion for the first time in 2021.
IDC forecasts Solid Growth for HDD and SSD markets
June 15, 2021International Data Corporation (IDC) says that while both the HDD and SSD markets were affected the COVID-19 pandemic, the outlook looks good as demand for storage remains strong in multiple areas.
Memory prices likely to continue rising in 3Q21
June 08, 2021Memory suppliers are currently carrying a relatively low level of inventory because of aggressive stock-up activities of clients across different application segments in 1H21, according to TrendForce’s latest investigations.
Enterprise SSD prices to increase 10-15% QoQ in 3Q21
June 07, 2021Enterprise SSD procurement has been rising on the back of growing server shipments since 2Q21, according to TrendForce’s latest investigations.
$30 billion in investments headed to the USA
May 27, 2021On May 21, U.S. Commerce Secretary Gina M. Raimondo hosted a roundtable with Republic of Korea President Moon Jae-In, Minister of Trade, Industry, and Energy Sung Wook Moon and U.S. and South Korean CEOs. As a result, USD 30 billion in US investments were announced.
Global NAND flash revenue for 1Q21 Rises by 5.1% QoQ
May 27, 2021Better-than-expected demand for notebooks and smartphones led to a QoQ increase of 5.1% in global NAND flash revenue during 1Q21, Says TrendForce
EU clears SK hynix's & Intel's $9 billion memory business deal
May 24, 2021SK hynix says that it has received unconditional clearance from the European Commission for its proposed acquisition of Intel’s NAND and SSD business.
Top 10 packaging/testing (OSAT) companies for 1Q21
May 19, 2021Revenues of the top 10 largest packaging/testing (OSAT, outsourced semiconductor assembly and test) companies reached USD 7.17 billion in 1Q21, a 21.5% increase YoY, with most of these companies recording double-digit growths, according to TrendForce.
Taiwan power outage has no impact on memory fabs
May 14, 2021The Hsinta Power Plant in Taiwan’s Kaohsiung City was shut down unexpectedly at 2:37 p.m. on May 13 (today local time) due to malfunction. The effect of this incident has been felt across the entire island.
DRAM revenue for 1Q/21 with an 8.7% increase QoQ
May 11, 2021Demand for DRAM exceeded expectations in 1Q/21 as the proliferation of WFH and distance education resulted in high demand for notebook computers against market headwinds, according to market researcher TrendForce.
Samsung expected to overtake Intel once again in 2Q21
May 07, 2021Intel’s lackluster performance and surging DRAM market forecast to put Samsung in the lead among semiconductor supplier
SK hynix is optimistic about the market condition
April 28, 2021The South Korean semiconductor says that it made better results both QoQ and YoY in the first quarter as the semiconductor market conditions improved earlier this year.
Price and lead time trends for 2Q 2021
April 15, 2021Since the turn of the year 2021, the market has changed dramatically and ongoing strong demand continues to outstrip supply, perpetuating very long lead times and continual review of pricing by manufacturers.
Top 10 semiconductor vendors by 2020 revenue
April 13, 2021Worldwide semiconductor revenue totaled USD 466.2 billion in 2020, an increase of 10.4% from 2019, according to final results by Gartner, Inc.
NAND Flash contract prices to increase by 3-8% QoQ in 2Q21
March 18, 2021With Samsung, YMTC, SK Hynix, and Intel leading the charge, NAND Flash suppliers will maintain an aggressive effort to expand their production capacities throughout 2Q21, during which NAND Flash bit output will likely increase by nearly 10% QoQ, according to TrendForce’s latest investigations.
Farnell expands portfolio with solutions from MicronLoad more news
March 18, 2021The distributor of electronic components, products and solutions, has signed an international distribution agreement with Micron Technology, under which Farnell will be adding Micron to its line card of semiconductors.