Chip manufacturers: Weak demand and falling prices: The global chip industry is shrinking significantly

Chip manufacturers: Weak demand and falling prices: The global chip industry is shrinking significantly

         Chip manufacturers Weak demand and falling prices: The global chip industry is shrinking significantly The turnover of the branch has decreased 2019 strongly. The memory market alone has slumped by almost a third. The global chip industry shrank noticeably last year and performed even weaker than feared in terms of revenue. Sales fell by 11, 9 percent to 418, $ 3 billion, as the market researchers from Gartner announced on Tuesday in an initial assessment. Intel regained the top position in the market because the downturn in the memory market had a negative impact on many of the top providers, including Samsung Electronics, the number one in terms of sales. Due to the price pressure on memory chips, the US trade dispute with China and the weakening sales of smartphones, PCs and servers, the experts had already expected a drop of 9.6 percent in the summer. That would have been the worst year since 2009 for the chip industry. The memory market alone, which accounted for over a quarter of semiconductor sales last year, had slumped by 31, 5 percent, said Gartner expert Andrew Norwood. Within the memory market, in turn, sales of electronic memory chips (DRAMs) decreased by 37, 5 percent. This is due to an oversupply that continued from the end 2018 to the year 2019. The full warehouse caused prices to drop by 47, 4 percent, according to Norwood. More: Huawei wants to emancipate itself from the USA and Google. The group offers subsidies to developers in Europe. However, they react slowly. © Handelsblatt GmbH – All rights reserved. Acquire usage rights?          Services offered by our partners       
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