The investment in memory semiconductor production facilities is expected to experience another year of decrease after 2019. The oversupply of memory on the market continued until the second half of 2019. Investment in DRAM production facilities in 2020 is forecasted to decrease by 14.8% compared to the previous year, down… Read More »Will the memory market turn the corner?
On 29th April, Samsung Electronics announced the financial results for the first quarter of 2020, a January-March period. According to the figures, overall sales increased 5.6% year-on-year and decreased 7.6% quarter-on-quarter to 55,330 billion won, and operating income increased 3.43% year-on-year to 6,450 billion won. While net income fell 3.2% to 4,880… Read More »Samsung first quarter results and future plans
In this article we explore the size of East Asian semiconductor manufacturing industry, navigate potential bottlenecks and describe each country’s semiconductor industry unique characteristics. If we define East Asian region as composed of China, South Korea, Taiwan, and Japan, we could claim that East Asia is the centre of semiconductor… Read More »True scale of Asian semiconductor manufacturing