View all newsletters
Receive our newsletter - data, insights and analysis delivered to you
  1. Technology
September 11, 1990


By CBR Staff Writer

The US is slipping into recession and the only question is how deep it will be, and the semiconductor industry is unlikely to escape, so it is now surprise that its lead indicator, the book-to-bill ratio, slipped back below 1.00 to stand at 0.99 in August. Average month orders for the three months to August were up 0.9% on the same figure for July at $1,199.5m but the same three-month running average for shipments rose 2.3% to $1,215.1m. Ships for the month of August rose 16.6% compared with the July figure to $1,258.9m. July’s book-to-bill is provisional at 1.00; June is confirmed at 1.06.

Content from our partners
Scan and deliver
GenAI cybersecurity: "A super-human analyst, with a brain the size of a planet."
Cloud, AI, and cyber security – highlights from DTX Manchester

Websites in our network
Select and enter your corporate email address Tech Monitor's research, insight and analysis examines the frontiers of digital transformation to help tech leaders navigate the future. Our Changelog newsletter delivers our best work to your inbox every week.
  • CIO
  • CTO
  • CISO
  • CSO
  • CFO
  • CDO
  • CEO
  • Architect Founder
  • MD
  • Director
  • Manager
  • Other
Visit our privacy policy for more information about our services, how Progressive Media Investments may use, process and share your personal data, including information on your rights in respect of your personal data and how you can unsubscribe from future marketing communications. Our services are intended for corporate subscribers and you warrant that the email address submitted is your corporate email address.