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Foundry Market Bulletin_20220516

2022/05/16

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Samsung's 1Q22 revenue fell 3.9% QoQ to US$53.28bn, primarily affected by the rapid cooling of demand for various terminal consumer products such as TVs and smartphones...

Vanguard Aggressively Undertakes Fab Expansions and Will Reach Third Place in Ranking of Foundries by 8-Inch Wafer Production Capacity, Trailing Closely Behind UMC and TSMC

2022/05/06

Wafer Foundries

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According to TrendForce’s latest research on the foundry market, the demand related to the stay-at-home economy has tapered off.

Foundry Market Bulletin_20220503

2022/05/03

Wafer Foundries

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TSMC held its 1Q22 earnings call on April 14. In 1Q22, revenue grew by 11.6% QoQ to US$17.57bn and gross profit margin reached 55.6%...

Localization Has Become Emerging Trend in Global Semiconductor Chip Manufacturing, but Taiwan Still Occupies Key Position

2022/04/22

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According to global market intelligence firm TrendForce, industries around the world have been impacted by a semiconductor chip shortage since 2020 due to the appearance of the COVID-19 pandemic and other geopolitical factors...

Foundry Market Bulletin_20220418

2022/04/18

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NVIDIA re-adopted a dual foundry strategy in 2020 for its Ampere micro-architecture, placing orders with both TSMC and Samsung simultaneously to ensure sufficient capacity...

Foundry Market Bulletin_20220406

2022/04/06

Wafer Foundries

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Regarding potential interruption of semiconductor raw material supply caused by the Ukrainian-Russian war, according to TrendForce research...

Foundry Market Bulletin_20220321

2022/03/21

Wafer Foundries

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Recently, the focus of Samsung foundry has been on the development and capacity expansion of advanced nodes below 7nm...

Latest Updates on Semiconductor Production after 7.3 Magnitude Earthquake at Coast of Fukushima, with Miyagi at 6 Magnitude, on the Night of March 16th

2022/03/17

DRAM , NAND Flash , Wafer Foundries

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As indicated by the semiconductor research department of global market intelligence firm TrendForce, a 7.3 magnitude earthquake struck at the coast of Fukushima during the night of March 16th 2022 at 11:36 local time...

Latest Updates on Semiconductor Production after 7.3 Magnitude Earthquake at Coast of Fukushima, with Miyagi at 6 Magnitude, on the Night of March 16th

2022/03/17

DRAM , NAND Flash , Wafer Foundries

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As indicated by the semiconductor research department of global market intelligence firm TrendForce, a 7.3 magnitude earthquake struck at the coast of Fukushima during the night of March 16th 2022 at 11:36 local time...

Supply Status Updates on Key Components of Major Categories of End Products, Vol. 2

2022/03/17

DRAM , Wafer Foundries , Smartphones

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Looking at 1Q22, stock-up activities have slowed down a bit for the semiconductor components used in end products such as PCs, TVs, and smartphones...