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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...
Global semiconductor industry forecasts for 2022
What does 2022 have instore for the electronics industry? DIGITIMES has summarised the views of several experts as:
- Chip crunch to last through 2022, but RISC-V market size will double
- Wafer foundry manufacturers sales likely to remain strong due to tight supply
- 5G smartphone silicon content increase to drive demand for foundry service higher
- Demand for digital transformation is here to stay, no sign of weakening for foundry service sales
- EV, IoT, 5G infrastructure, HPC form robust long-term demand to support foundry
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