Worldwide semiconductor equipment bookings decline in Q3

December 13, 2011 — SEMI reports worldwide semiconductor manufacturing equipment bookings fell 38% year-over-year in Q3 2011; billings dropped 5% for the same quarter.

Worldwide semiconductor equipment bookings came in at $7.6 billion in Q3, a 29% plunge from Q2 2011, and 38% below Q3 2010.

Billings reached $10.6 billion: 11% less than the previous quarter and 5% below Q3 2010.

Table. Quarterly billings data by region in millions of US dollars, year-over-year and quarter-over-quarter growth rates by region. Source: SEMI/SEAJ December 2011 . Note: Figures may not add due to rounding.


Region


3Q2011


2Q 2011


3Q2010

3Q11/2Q11
(Q-o-Q)

3Q11/3Q10
(Y-o-Y)

Korea

2.27

2.17

2.62

4%

-13%

North America

2.11

2.21

1.53

-4%

38%

Japan

1.74

1.48

1.24

18%

40%

Taiwan

1.49

2.76

3.03

-46%

-51%

ROW

1.04

0.99

1.02

5%

2%

Europe

1.02

1.18

0.62

-13%

66%

China

0.94

1.13

1.13

-17%

-17%

Total

10.61

11.92

11.19

-11%

-5%

The data is gathered by SEMI and the Semiconductor Equipment Association of Japan (SEAJ) from over 100 global equipment companies that provide data on a monthly basis.

The Equipment Market Data Subscription (EMDS) from SEMI provides comprehensive market data for the global semiconductor equipment market, including the monthly SEMI Book-to-Bill Report, the monthly Worldwide Semiconductor Equipment Market Statistics (SEMS) report, and the SEMI Semiconductor Equipment Consensus Forecast. 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 nano- and micro-electronics manufacturing supply chains. For more information, visit www.semi.org.

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