WSTS slashes 2008 growth estimate, stays firm on 2009, 2010 forecasts

Deffree, Suzanne
June 2008
Electronic News (10616624);6/2/2008, Vol. 54 Issue 22, p4
Trade Publication
The article reports that the World Semiconductor Trade Statistics (WSTS) group has slashed its prediction for global semiconductor market growth for 2008 nearly in half to 4.7%. The current WSTS forecast expects positive growth throughout the forecasting period, peaking in 2010. The group noted that while the forecasted semiconductor market does not show a pronounced cyclical pattern, some product groups maintain cycles similar to historical patterns.


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