Semiconductor Chip Sales – September 2007

According to the Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), worldwide sales of semiconductors in September grew to $22.6 billion, an increase of 5.9% over September 2006 and an increase of 5.0% from August of this year. Third-quarter sales of $67.8 billion increased 5.9% from the like period of 2006 when sales were $64.0 billion. Third-quarter sales were 13.2% higher than the second quarter of 2007 when sales were $59.9 billion. For the first nine months of 2007 sales were $188.8 billion, 3.5% ahead of the $182.5 billion for the first nine months of 2006.

September 2007 (Billions)

Month-to-Month Sales

Market Last Month Current Month % Change
Americas 3.58 3.81 6.2%
Europe 3.38 3.53 4.6%
Japan 4.10 4.26 3.8%
Asia Pacific 10.47 11.01 5.2%
Total 21.53 22.60 5.0%

Year-to-Year Sales

Market Last Month Current Month % Change
Americas 3.89 3.81 -2.2%
Europe 3.41 3.53 3.5%
Japan 4.02 4.26 5.8%
Asia Pacific 10.02 11.01 9.9%
Total 21.34 22.60 5.9%

Three-Month-Moving Average Sales

Market Apr / May / Jun Jul / Aug / Sep % Change
Americas 3.31 3.81 15.0%
Europe 3.21 3.53 10.2%
Japan 3.88 4.26 9.8%
Asia Pacific 9.57 11.01 15.0%
Total 19.97 22.60 13.2%

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Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA)