Global semicon equipment billings up 15% y-o-y in 3Q2014 to US$8.82b, says SEMI

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KUALA LUMPUR (Dec 9): Global semiconductor mnufacturing equipment billings rose 15% year-on-year in the third quarter of 2014 to US$8.82 billion, according to the US-based Semiconductor Equipment and Materials International (SEMI).

In a statement on its website Deb 8, SEMI said the billings figure was 8% lower quarter-on-quarter.

It said the data was gathered jointly with the Semiconductor Equipment Association of Japan (SEAJ) from over 100 global equipment companies that provide data on a monthly basis.

“Worldwide semiconductor equipment bookings were $9.32 billion in the third quarter of 2014.

“The figure is 4% higher than the same quarter a year ago and 6% lower than the bookings figure for the second quarter of 2014,” it said.

KUALA LUMPUR (Dec 9): Global semiconductor mnufacturing equipment billings rose 15% year-on-year in the third quarter of 2014 to US$8.82 billion, according to the US-based Semiconductor Equipment and Materials International (SEMI).

In a statement its website Deb 8, SEMI said the billings figure was 8% lower quarter-on-quarter.

It said the data was gathered jointly with the Semiconductor Equipment Association of Japan (SEAJ) from over 100 global equipment companies that provide data on a monthly basis.

“Worldwide semiconductor equipment bookings were $9.32 billion in the third quarter of 2014.

“The figure is 4% higher than the same quarter a year ago and 6% lower than the bookings figure for the second quarter of 2014,” it said.