SEMI forecasts the global semiconductor equipment market to total $43.40 Billion in 2017

SEMI, the global industry association representing more than 2,000 companies in the electronics manufacturing supply chain, reported yesterday that worldwide sales of new semiconductor manufacturing equipment are projected to increase 8.7 percent to $39.7 billion in 2016, according to the SEMI Year-end Forecast, released today at the annual SEMICON Japan exposition. In 2017, another 9.3 percent growth is expected, resulting in a global semiconductor equipment market totaling $43.4 billion.

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