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December 6, 2010

Worldwide semiconductor sales were $26.3bn in October 2010: SIA

Semiconductor sales in Americas remained flat at $4.81bn in October, 2010

By CBR Staff Writer

Worldwide semiconductor sales were $26.3bn in October, 2010, staying flat from the previous month when sales were also $26.3bn, according to a report by Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA).

The report said sales of semiconductors increased by 19.8% compared to October 2009 when sales were $22bn.

Semiconductor sales for the year through October increased by 37% to $248.2bn compared to $181.2bn for the same period in 2009. All monthly sales numbers represent a three-month moving average.

Geographically, semiconductor sales in Americas remained flat at $4.81bn in October, while sales in Europe and Japan increased to $3.36bn and $4.22bn, respectively.

However, semiconductor month-to-month sales in Asia Pacific region decreased by 0.9% to $13.93bn compared to September sales of $14.06bn.

SIA president Brian Toohey said as expected, they are experiencing moderation in sequential sales growth rates in line with seasonal patterns, a trend that will likely continue through year end.

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"Future growth will be increasingly driven by demand in developing markets where rapid adoption of semiconductor end use products such as mobile devices and consumer electronics continues," Toohey said.

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