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Worldwide Semiconductor Equipment Billings Reach $16.7 Billion in Second Quarter 2018, SEMI Reports

Release time:2018-9-15

MILPITAS, Calif. - September 10, 2018 - Worldwide semiconductor manufacturing equipment billings reached US$16.7 billion in the second quarter of 2018, 1 percent lower than the previous record quarter and 19 percent higher than the same quarter a year ago, SEMI, the global industry association representing the electronics manufacturing supply chain, reported today.
ͼƬ4.png The data are gathered jointly with the Semiconductor Equipment Association of Japan (SEAJ) from more than 95 global equipment companies that provide monthly data. The quarterly billings data by region in billions of U.S. dollars, quarter-over-quarter growth and year-over-year rates by region are as follows:


2Q2018

1Q2018

2Q2017

2Q18/1Q18
     
(Qtr-over-Qtr)

2Q18/2Q17
     
(Year-over-Year)

Korea

4.86

6.26

4.79

-22%

2%

China

3.79

2.64

2.51

44%

51%

Japan

2.28

2.13

1.55

7%

47%

Taiwan

2.19

2.27

2.76

-4%

-21%

North America

1.47

1.14

1.23

29%

20%

Europe

1.18

1.28

0.66

-7%

80%

Rest of World

0.96

1.27

0.62

-24%

56%

Total

16.74

16.99

14.11

-1%

19%

Source: SEMI (www.semi.org) and SEAJ, September 2018

The Equipment Market Data Subscription (EMDS) from SEMI provides comprehensive market data for the global semiconductor equipment market. A subscription includes three reports: the monthly SEMI Billings Report, which offers a perspective of the trends in the equipment market; the monthly Worldwide Semiconductor Equipment Market Statistics (WWSEMS), a detailed report of semiconductor equipment billings for seven regions and 24 market segments; and the SEMI Semiconductor Equipment Forecast, which provides an outlook for the semiconductor equipment market.