The Semiconductor Industry Association reported global sales in January dropped 2.8 percent sequentially to $24 billion yet were 3.8 percent above January 2012. Calendar 2012 global sales totaled $291.6 billion, 2.7 percent below the 2011 record $299.5 billion in sales. The WSTS autumn survey forecasts global 2013 sales to reach $303 billion and to hit $319 billion in 2014.
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Data Included: 1/2013
* Monthly sales volumes are a 3-month moving average of global semiconductor sales.
Source: Semiconductor Industry Association, SIA Global Sales Report, www.sia-online.org