MILPITAS, Calif. — December 3, 2018 — SEMI, the global industry association representing the electronics manufacturing supply chain, today reported that third quarter 2018 worldwide semiconductor manufacturing equipment billings dropped 5 percent from the previous quarter to US$15.8 billion but are 11 percent higher than the same quarter a year ago.
The data are gathered jointly with the Semiconductor Equipment Association of Japan (SEAJ) from over 95 global equipment companies that provide data on a monthly basis.
The quarterly billings data by region in billions of U.S. dollars, quarter-over-quarter growth and year-over-year rates by region are as follows:
Source: SEMI ( www.semi.org) and SEAJ, December 2018
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