November 3, 2023 /SemiMedia/ -- According to the Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), global semiconductor sales in September 2023 were up 1.9% from August 2023 and down 4.5% from September 2022. Global semiconductor sales in the third quarter of 2023 totaled US$134.7 billion, a year-on-year increase of 6.3% compared with the second quarter of 2023 and a decrease of 4.5% compared with the third quarter of 2022.

“Global semiconductor sales increased on a month-to-month basis for the seventh consecutive time in September, reinforcing the positive momentum the chip market has experienced during the middle part of this year,” said John Neuffer, SIA president and CEO. “The long-term outlook for semiconductor demand remains strong, with chips enabling countless products the world depends on and giving rise to new, transformative technologies of the future.”

SIA: Global semiconductor sales up 1.9% month-to-month in September-SemiMedia

Regionally, month-to-month sales increased in Asia Pacific/All Other (3.4%), Europe (3.0%), the Americas (2.4%), and China (0.5%), but decreased slightly in Japan (-0.2%). Year-to-year sales increased in Europe (6.7%), but decreased in the Americas (-2.0%), Japan (-3.6%), Asia Pacific/All Other (-5.6%) and China (-9.4%).

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