Semi Equipment Orders Down Again in Q2 PDF Print E-mail
Written by Mike Buetow   
Monday, 17 September 2012 10:45

SAN JOSE — Worldwide semiconductor manufacturing equipment bookings in the second quarter fell 10% from last year, according to the latest survey of OEMs.

For the period ended June 30, bookings were $9.70 billion, down 4% from the first quarter. Billings fell to $10.34 billion in the second quarter, down 4% sequentially and down 13% year-over-year, SEMI said.

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 millions of U.S. dollars, year-over-year and quarter-over-quarter growth rates by region:


Region


2Q2012


1Q2012


2Q2011

2Q12/1Q12
(Q-o-Q)

2Q12/2Q11
(Y-o-Y)

Taiwan

3.25

1.77

2.76

83%

18%

Korea

2.59

3.32

2.17

-22%

19%

North America

1.96

2.28*

2.21

-14%

-11%

Japan

0.77

1.29

1.48

-40%

-48%

Europe

0.52

0.82

1.18

-37%

-56%

China

0.63

0.72

1.13

-12%

-44%

ROW

0.61

0.52

0.99

17%

-38%

Total

10.34

10.73

11.92

-4%

-13%








 

 

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