Q3 2007 Semiconductors Equipment Market

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SEMI recently reported that worldwide semiconductor manufacturing equipment billings reached $11.13 billion in the third quarter of 2007. The billings figure is one percent greater than the second quarter of 2007 and about one percent 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 3Q 2007 2Q 2007 3Q 2006 3Q07/2Q07 (Q-o-Q) 3Q07/3Q06 (Y-o-Y)
Europe 0.84 0.62 0.86 36% -2%
China 0.53 1.22 0.85 -56% -37%
Japan 2.61 2.06 2.67 27% -2%
North America 1.65 1.51 1.77 10% -7%
Korea 1.56 1.77 1.95 -12% -20%
Taiwan 3.17 3.20 1.86 -1% 71%
ROW 0.77 0.63 1.02 21% -25%
Total 11.13 11.01 10.97 1% 1%

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

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