Semiconductor revenue is expected to reach $233 billion in 2010, up from $212 billion projected for 2009, which would represent a 17 percent annual fall, Gartner said on Tuesday.
The expected drop for this year was steeper than a 5.4 percent decline in 2008 but not as bad as the 22.4 percent slide Gartner estimated for 2009 three months ago.
Gartner: Semiconductor revenue could grow 10 percent next year
Posted on Thursday, Oct 08 2009 @ 02:31 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Gartner analysts predict global semiconductor revenue could grow about ten percent in 2010 after two years of declines. Researchers believe new computers and feature-packed smartphones will help boost chip demand.