Q2 2007 Semiconductors Equipment Market

SEMI recently reported that worldwide semiconductor manufacturing equipment billings reached $11.06 billion in the second quarter of 2007. The billings figure is 3% higher than the first quarter of 2007 and about 15% greater than the same quarter a year ago. The data is gathered from more than 150 global equipment companies that provide data on a monthly basis.

The quarterly billings data by region in millions of U.S. dollars, year-over-year and quarter-over-quarter growth rates by region are as follows:

Region 2Q 2007 1Q 2007 2Q 2006 2Q07/1Q07 (Q-o-Q) 2Q07/2Q06 (Y-o-Y)
Europe 0.64 0.78 0.95 -18% -33%
China 1.21 0.65 0.59 87% 104%
Japan 2.05 2.27 1.92 -10% 6%
North America 1.6 1.79 1.84 -10% -13%
Korea 1.76 2.47 1.52 -29% 16%
Taiwan 3.16 2.01 1.76 57% 80%
ROW 0.63 0.79 1.01 -20% -37%
Total 11.06 10.75 9.59 3% 15%

Source: SEMI/SEAJ August 2007
Note: Figures may not add due to rounding.

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Semiconductors Equipment Market Grows to $11.06 Billion in Q2 2007
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