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No relief from semiconductor shortages in 2022, says ABI

A combination of global risk factors will lead to the supply chain industry taking until 2023, and possibly beyond, to resolve the current electronic component shortage issues, says ABI Research. According to their new report, 70 Tech Trends that will/will not shape...

December component sales ‘wallops’ expectations – ECIA

Jan 10, 2022

The results of the ECIA December 2021 ECST survey delivered a pleasant surprise as the measurement of actual sales sentiment for December outperformed the sales outlook for December from the prior survey by a wide margin.

“The overall component sales sentiment outlook for December published in the November report was 95.2, an indication of expectation of a month-to-month sales decline,” explained ECIA’s Chief Analyst Dale Ford, author of the report. “The actual sentiment measured for December in the latest survey is 114.4, a difference of 19.2 points and an indication of sales growth.

Semiconductors lead the upward swing in sentiment at 130.0, a dramatic difference from the outlook of 100.0 for December. Passive components and electro-mechanical/connector components also far outperformed expectations with actual sentiment compared to forecast sentiment coming in 15.3 and 12.2 points higher respectively.

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