Semiconductor Sales Increased by 37% in July 2010

According to the Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), global semiconductors sales grew to $25.2 billion in July. This is a 1.2% increase from June when sales were $24.9 billion and an increase of 37% from July 2009 when sales were $18.4 billion. Year to date sales total increased 46.7% to $169.2 billion from the $115.3 billion reported for the first seven months of 2009. The SIA Global Sales Report (GSR) sales numbers represent a three-month moving average of sales activity. The GSR is tabulated by the World Semiconductor Trade Statistics (WSTS) organization, an independent, non-profit organization established by the global semiconductor industry to compile industry statistics.

July 2010 Sales

Month-to-Month Sales (Billions)

Market Last Month Current Month % Change
Americas 4.58 4.75 3.6%
Europe 3.10 3.13 0.8%
Japan 3.77 3.88 3.1%
Asia Pacific 13.48 13.48 0.0%
Total 24.93 25.24 1.2%

Year-to-Year Sales (Billions)

Market Last Year Current Month % Change
Americas 3.11 4.75 52.7%
Europe 2.33 3.13 34.2%
Japan 3.24 3.88 19.9%
Asia Pacific 9.75 13.48 38.4%
Total 18.42 25.24 37.0%

Three-Month-Moving Average Sales (Billions)

Market Feb / Mar / Apr May / Jun / Jul % Change
Americas 4.12 4.75 15.2%
Europe 3.08 3.13 1.5%
Japan 3.68 3.88 5.5%
Asia Pacific 12.93 13.48 4.3%
Total 23.81 25.24 6.0%

More information: Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA)