Q2 semiconductor tool sales show 8% droop in bookings

September 8, 2011 — SEMI and the Semiconductor Equipment Association of Japan (SEAJ) gathered semiconductor manufacturing equipment sales and shipments data from over 100 global equipment companies that provide data on a monthly basis. While shipments (billings) rose 31% over Q2 2010, sales (bookings) fell 8% YOY.

Worldwide semiconductor manufacturing equipment billings reached $11.92 billion in Q2 2011. The billings figure is 1% lower than the first quarter of 2011 and 31% higher than the same quarter a year ago.

Worldwide semiconductor equipment bookings were $10.76 billion: down 3% from Q1 and falling 8% from the same quarter a year ago.

Table. Quarterly billings data by region in millions of U.S. dollars, year-over-year and quarter-over-quarter growth rates by region. Source: SEMI/SEAJ September 2011. Note: Figures may not add due to rounding.
Region 2Q2011 1Q2011 2Q2010 2Q11/1Q11 (QoQ) 2Q11/2Q10 (YoY
Taiwan 2.76 2.85 2.58 -3% 7%
North America 2.21 2.86 1.23 -23% 79%
Korea 2.17 1.68 2.17 29% 0%
Japan 1.48 1.34 1.01 10% 47%
Europe 1.18 1.27 0.55 -7% 116%
China 1.13 1.12 0.72 1% 57%
Rest of world (ROW) 0.99 0.88 0.85 12% 17%
Total 11.92 12.00 9.11 -1% 31%

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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 Book-to-Bill Report, which offers an early perspective of the trends in the equipment market; the monthly Worldwide Semiconductor Equipment Market Statistics (SEMS), a detailed report of semiconductor equipment bookings and billings for seven regions and over 22 market segments; and the SEMI Semiconductor Equipment Consensus Forecast, which provides an outlook for the semiconductor equipment market. For more information or to subscribe, please contact SEMI customer service at 1.877.746.7788 (toll free in the U.S.) or 1.408.943.6901 (International Callers).

SEMI is a global industry association serving the manufacturing supply chains for the microelectronic, display and photovoltaic industries. For more information, visit www.semi.org.

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