According to SEMI's latest report, global semiconductor equipment sales in the third quarter of 2021 increased by 38% year-on-year to $26.8 billion, an increase of 8% over the previous quarter, setting a record high for the fifth consecutive quarter.

Global semiconductor equipment sales increased by 38% year-on-year in the third quarter-SemiMedia

“Strong secular demand for chips across a wide range of markets including communications, computing, healthcare, online services and automotive has fueled this tremendous run of record quarterly growth for semiconductor equipment,” said Ajit Manocha, SEMI president and CEO. “The semiconductor industry has demonstrated great resiliency in the face of disruptive global challenges including the chip shortage and ongoing pandemic.”