Worldwide Semiconductor Manufacturing Equipment Market Contracted 13% in Q1 2020

SEMI, a global industry association representing the electronics design and manufacturing supply chain, announced in its Worldwide Semiconductor Equipment Market Statistics (WWSEMS) Report that worldwide semiconductor manufacturing equipment billings contracted 13 percent to US $15.57 billion quarter-over-quarter in Q1 2020 but increased 13 percent year-over-year. 

The data was gathered jointly with the Semiconductor Equipment Association of Japan (SEAJ) from over 80 global equipment companies that provide data on a monthly basis. The quarterly billings data by region in billions of U.S. dollars, quarter-over-quarter and year-over-year change by region are as follows:

Region

Q12020

Q42019

Q12019

1Q2020/4Q2019

1Q2020/1Q2019

Taiwan

4.02

6.20

3.81

-35%

6%

China

3.50

4.29

2.36

-18%

48%

Korea

3.36

2.30

2.89

46%

16%

North America

1.93

2.28

1.67

-16%

15%

Japan

1.68

1.67

1.55

0%

8%

Europe

0.64

0.47

0.84

36%

-23%

Rest of the World

0.44

0.58

0.67

-23%

-34%

Total

15.57

17.80

13.79

-13%

13%

Source: SEMI (www.semi.org) and  SEAJ (www.seaj.or.jp), June 2020

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