820 news items tagged forecast
Unimicron raises capex target for 2020Tuesday 31 March 2020
PCB and IC substrate supplier Unimicron Technology has revised upward its capex target for 2020 to NT$24.07 billion (US$794.8 million), a record high.
Taiwan fabless chipmakers see unclear order visibility for 2Q20Friday 27 March 2020
Taiwan-based IC design houses remain cautious about overall customer demand in the second quarter judging from limited order visibility, according to industry sources.
NAND flash ASPs may tumble in 2H20Thursday 26 March 2020
The spread of the coronavirus pandemic has dragged down considerably shipments for most end products in the first quarter of 2020, according to DRAMeXchange, which cut its NAND flash...
Taiwan firms upping production efficiency to support growthMonday 23 March 2020
Taiwanese rely more on boosting production efficiency to bolster growth momentum, according to accounting and auditing firm PwC Taiwan.
Coronavirus to have significant impact on 2020 semiconductor market, says IDCFriday 20 March 2020
The coronavirus pandemic's impacts on the global economy is only beginning to be appreciated and has deep implications for the world's technology supply chain.
Taiwan PCB production to grow 3% in 2020, says TPCAFriday 13 March 2020
The production of Taiwan's PCB industry is estimated to rise 2.82% on year to reach NT$681.1 billion (US$22.58 billion) in 2020 if the coronavirus outbreak can ease in the first half...
Coronavirus seen as black swan for 2020 IC marketFriday 13 March 2020
The spread of the coronavirus and its anticipated negative impact on the global economy and IC market definitely fits the definition of a black swan event, according to IC Insights...
TSMC revenues fall below NT$100 billion in FebruaryTuesday 10 March 2020
TSMC saw its monthly revenues in Februrary 2020 fall below the NT$100 billion (US$3.34 billion) mark for the first time since August 2019.
Outbreak impact: China smartphone and AP shipmentsMonday 9 March 2020
The coronavirus outbreak has resulted in labor shortages and shipment disruptions in China's supply chain, but Digitimes Research believes if the epidemic gets under control, China-based...
Korean memory industry output value to slip in 1Q20, says Digitimes ResearchMonday 9 March 2020
The output value of South Korea's memory chip industry is expected to drop by a slight 2.7% sequentially in the first quarter of 2020, according to Digitimes Research.
Server BMC chipmaker Aspeed expects 15% revenue rise in 2020Thursday 5 March 2020
Taiwan-based server management SoC solution provider Aspeed Technology expects its second-quarter revenues to see a double-digit sequential increase thanks to robust orders from cloud...
Foxconn to resume normal production in China by end of MarchWednesday 4 March 2020
Foxconn Technology, the world's largest EMS provider, expects to resume normal production in China - where the majority of its manufacturing facilities are located - by the end of...
Global tablet market (outbreak updates) – 4Q 2019Thursday 27 February 2020
The tablet sector is witnessing better capacity recovery than the notebook and handset sectors.
Demand for 8-inch wafer fabrication services stays robustWednesday 26 February 2020
The supply of 8-inch wafer fabrication services remains tight, due to robust demand for fingerprint-on-display (FoD) solutions, CMOS image sensors and power management ICs, according...
Global smartphone shipments to fall below 1.3 billion units in 2020, says Digitimes ResearchTuesday 18 February 2020
Global smartphone shipments are expected to reach 1.278 billion units in 2020, including less than 200 million units of 5G models, taking into account the impacts of the coronavirus...
Faraday expects 10% revenue growth in 2020Friday 14 February 2020
Faraday Technology, a fabless ASIC service and silicon IP provider, expects to post an around 10% sequential decrease in first-quarter revenue. But revenue for the entire year is...
Coronavirus potentially impacting 5G deployment, says OmdiaFriday 14 February 2020
The coronavirus is spreading through global technology supply chains, impacting diverse and interconnected sectors of the electronics industry. With the epidemic arriving at dawn...
Post-coronavirus rebound to take place in 2H20, SEMI believesThursday 13 February 2020
The ongoing coronavirus outbreak has had a negative impact on the world's economy and supply chain, but a rebound should take place in the latter half of 2020 thanks to a general...
Memory contract prices to rise slightly in 1Q20, says DRAMeXchangeThursday 6 February 2020
DRAMeXchange has reiterated its previous forecast that DRAM and NAND flash memory contract prices for the first quarter of 2020 will rise slightly on quarter.
Tablet shipments to drop to new low in 1Q20, says Digitimes ResearchWednesday 5 February 2020
Global tablet shipments totaled 43.23 million units in the fourth quarter of 2019. Shipments from China's white-box players weakened in the quarter due to their need to digest inventory,...
Global IC foundry sales to surge 17% in 2020, says TSMC CEOFriday 17 January 2020
The global IC foundry market is forecast to increase 17% in 2020, outpacing the overall semiconductor sector's 8% growth, according to TSMC CEO CC Wei. TSMC will continue to see its...
Traditional PC shipments grow 4.8% in 4Q19, says IDCThursday 16 January 2020
The worldwide market for traditional PCs, inclusive of desktops, notebooks, and workstations, finished an impressive 2019 with fourth quarter growth of 4.8% on year, according to...
Global server shipment forecast and industry analysis, 2020Friday 10 January 2020
Digitimes Research estimates that global server shipments moderately declined 1.4% in 2019 but will turn to show positive growth of 6.6% in 2020, totaling 16.01 million units.
TSMC to post at least 15% revenue growth in 2020Friday 3 January 2020
TSMC is forecast to enjoy revenue growth of at least 15% in 2020, driven by robust 7nm chip sales and sales generated from its newer 5nm process node, according to industry sources...
NAND flash prices to rise by up to 40% in 2020Thursday 2 January 2020
NAND flash contract prices are forecast to rise by up to 40% in 2020, according to sources at memory chipmakers.