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