All Regional Semiconductor Markets Down Compared to Last Year, Says SIA

by Nicolette Emmino

The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) has announced that worldwide sales of semiconductors was $33.4 billion in July 2019. That’s 1.7% more than the June 2019 total of $32.8 billion, but 15.5% less than the July 2018 total of $39.5 billion.

Monthly sales are compiled by the World Semiconductor Trade Statistics (WSTS) organization and represent a three-month moving average.

“While global semiconductor sales in July were once again down on a year-to-year basis, month-to-month sales were up slightly,” said John Neuffer, SIA president and CEO. “Month-to-month sales increased modestly across most regional markets in July, with Asia Pacific and the Americas posting the largest gains, although sales into the Americas remained down on a year-to-year basis.”

Regionally, sales increased on a month-to-month basis in Asia Pacific/All Other (3.1%), the Americas (2.5%), China (1.1%), and Japan (0.7 percent), but decreased in Europe (-0.5%). On a year-to-year basis, sales were down across all regional markets: Europe (-8.6%), Asia Pacific/All Other (-11.0%), Japan (-12.0%), China (-14.1%), and the Americas (-27.8 %).

For comprehensive monthly semiconductor sales data and detailed WSTS Forecasts, consider purchasing the WSTS Subscription Package. For detailed data on the global and U.S. semiconductor industry and market, consider purchasing the 2019 SIA Databook.

SIA represents U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing, design, and research.

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