The Worldwide and Taiwanese Semiconductor Industry, 2013 Recap and 2014 Forecast

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Published : Mar-2014
No. of Pages : 20

Report Description

Thanks to good sales of smart handheld devices, the global semiconductor industry grew 3.3% year-on-year in 2013. And with the global economy showing signs of revivals, the industry is estimated to see 4.2% year-on-year growth in 2014. The high adoption of mid-to-low-end smart handheld devices helped the Taiwanese industry’s shipment value top over NT$1.7 trillion (US$50 billion; US$1 =NT$30.3) in 2013, up 16.2% compared to 2012. In the face of stern competition, the Taiwanese industry is expected to witness a slowdown in 2014 but still manage to score an 8.3% year-on-year growth. This report profiles the development of semiconductor industry in foundry, IDM (Integrated Device Manufacturer), IC manufacturing and design sectors, and examines key factors that may take their toll on the industry in the long run.

List of Topics

  • Current and future development of worldwide and Taiwanese semiconductor industry, comprising of mainly wafer foundries, IDMs (Integrated Device Manufacturers), IC design, memory, and IC packaging and testing sectors
  • Development of major companies in the global semiconductor industry, including semiconductor market value forecast for the period 2014 – 2015
  • Development of the Taiwanese semiconductor industry, with shipment value breakdown by sector

Companies and organizations analyzed or mentioned in the report include:

Allwinner Technology, Altera, Apple, Elpida, GlobalFoundries, Hynix, IBM, Ingenic, Inotera Memories, LeadCore, MediaTekl, Micro, RDA, Microelectronics, Rexchip, RockChip, Samsung, Spreadtrum, TSMC, UMC

Table of Contents

1. Global Semiconductor Market Development
1.1 Market Continues to Revive in 2014
1.2 Semiconductor Companies Have Optimistic Outlook of Future Development

2. Development of Taiwanese Semiconductor Industry
2.1 Taiwanese Foundries' Leading Position to Remain Intact
2.2 Taiwan's IC Design Industry Sees Shipment Value Rev Up with Mid-to-low-end Smartphone Sale
2.3 Lead in Advanced Process Technology Continuing to Bolster Taiwanese Foundries
2.4 Strong Smart Handheld Device Demand to Ensure Stable Growth in the IC Packing and Testing Industry

3. Key Development Highlights
3.1 Growing Threats from Chinese IC Design Houses
3.2 MediaTek Aims to Extend Reach to High-end Market, Sustains Competitiveness in Low-priced Smartphones
3.3 Competition in Scaling Down the Dimension of Semiconductor Materials Intensifying
3.4 IDMs Cut into Wafer Foundry Business
3.5 Demand for High-end Chip Packaging and Testing to Spare More Room for Developing Value-added Services
3.6 Foundries Make Inroads in Packaging and Testing Business

4.1 Mid-to-low-end Smartphones Continuing to Drive Taiwanese IC Design Industry Upward in 2014
4.2 Competition in Foundries Intensifying; the Memory Industry Resuming Equilibrium
4.3 Smart Handheld Devices Driving Quality and Quantity Improvement in the Packaging and Testing Industry

Appendix

List of Figures

Figure 1 The Worldwide Semiconductor Market Volume, 2009 - 2015
Figure 2 North American and Japanese Semiconductor Book-to-Bill Ratio, January – November 2013
Figure 3 Taiwanese Semiconductor Industry Value by Sector Type, 2009 - 2014
Figure 4 Taiwanese IC Design Industry Shipment Value, 2009 - 2014
Figure 5 Taiwanese IC Manufacturing Industry Value, 2009 - 2014
Figure 6 Taiwanese IC Packaging and Testing Industry Value, 2009 - 2014

Filed in: Semiconductor & Electronics
Publisher : Market Intelligence & Consulting Institute, MIC
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