Semi Equipment Bookings Slip in Q2 Print E-mail
Written by Mike Buetow   
Tuesday, 10 September 2013 13:47

SAN JOSE — Worldwide semiconductor manufacturing equipment billings fell 27% from last year in the second quarter. Billings rose 3% sequentially to $7.55 billion, reported the SEMI trade group.

Worldwide semiconductor equipment bookings fell 5% year-over-year to $9.17 billion in the quarter. Bookings were up 18% from first quarter.

Regionally, China was the only region that grew year-over-year. China and and South Korea each grew sequentially.

The data are gathered jointly with the Semiconductor Equipment Association of Japan (SEAJ) from over 100 global equipment companies that provide data on a monthly basis.

The quarterly billings data by region in billions of US dollars, quarter-over-quarter growth and year-over-year rates by region are as follows:


Region


2Q2013


1Q2013


2Q2012

2Q13/1Q13
(Q-o-Q)

2Q13/2Q12
(Y-o-Y)

Taiwan

2.73

2.83

3.25

-4%

-16%

Korea

1.22

0.86

2.59

41%

-53%

North America

1.16

1.53

1.96

-24%

-41%

China

0.84

0.55

0.63

51%

32%

Japan

0.74

0.71

0.77

4%

-5%

ROW

0.51

0.45

0.61

14%

-16%

Europe

0.36

0.38

0.52

-4%

-31%

Total

7.55

7.31

10.34

3%

-27%

Source: SEMI / SEAJ September 2013. Figures may not add due to rounding.

Tags: SEMI, semiconductor equipment


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