Dec. 9, 2022 /SemiMedia/ -- According to a recent report by the Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), global semiconductor industry sales in October 2022 will be $46.9 billion, a slight decrease of 0.3% from the September 2022 total of $47.0 billion and a 4.6% decline from the October 2021 total of $49.1 billion.

“Global semiconductor sales ticked down again in October, with sales decreasing on a year-to-year basis by the largest percentage since December 2019,” said John Neuffer, SIA president and CEO. “Sales into the Americas market stood out as a bright spot in October, increasing by double-digits compared to the same month last year.”

Regionally, year-to-year sales increased in the Americas (11.4%), Europe (9.3%), and Japan (3.9%), but decreased in Asia Pacific/All Other (-10.1%) and China (-16.2%). Month-to-month sales increased in the Americas (2.2%) and Europe (0.2%), but fell in Japan (-0.1%), China (-1.5%), and Asia Pacific/All Other (-1.6%).

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