Excess inventory likely to triple in Q4, could delay semiconductor industry recovery, iSuppli reports

Deffree, Suzanne
December 2008
Electronic News;12/22/2008, Vol. 54 Issue 51, p6
Trade Publication
The article reports on the forecast made by research firm iSuppli Corp. regarding the market performance of the semiconductor industry in the U.S. The company is expecting that excess inventory of semiconductor products will likely triple in the fourth quarter of 2008. Meanwhile, the firm expects inventories to increase from $94 billion at the end of third quarter to more than $104 billion at the end of fourth quarter.


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