According to the latest report from the Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), global semiconductor industry sales were $50.7 billion in January 2022, an increase of 26.8% from $40.0 billion in January 2021 and a 0.2% increase from $50.9 billion in December 2021 .

SIA: Global semiconductor sales up 26.8% year-to-year in January-SemiMedia

“Following record sales and units shipped in 2021, global semiconductor sales remained strong at the beginning of 2022, reaching the second-highest-ever monthly total in January,” said John Neuffer, SIA president and CEO. “Global sales in January increased by more than 20% for the tenth consecutive month on a year-to-year basis, and sales into the Americas increased by 40.2% year-to-year in January to lead all regional markets.”

In addition to the year-to-year sales increase in the Americas, sales were up compared to January 2021 in Europe (28.7%), China (24.4%), Asia Pacific/All Other (21.0%), and Japan (18.9%). Month-to-month sales increased in Europe (3.4%) and Asia Pacific/All Other (0.4%), but fell slightly in China (-0.7%), the Americas (-1.1%), and Japan (-1.3%).