12 Apr 2021 -

Electronic components demand surges to dramatic high, says ECIA

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Demand for electronic components reached a 37 year high last month, according to data collected by the ECIA, which “reflects the incredible market strength” as it is propelled by multiple powerful forces.

The ECIA’s Electronic Component Sales Trend (ECST) monthly survey, which assesses month-to-month sales growth sentiment, leapt up between 26 and 27 points in component and end-market measures from February to March.

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The overall component average soared to 158 points in March compared to 132 points in February. This market performance far outpaces the expectations looking toward March from February and continues a strong surge in the index that started in January, according to the association.

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