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Semis down 12% this year; up 20% next year, says IDC

November 20, 2023


Driving growth are: inventory depletion in PCs, smartphones, automotive and industrial; electrification in automotive and industrial; AI PCs and AI smartphones and rising memory ASPs.

Wafer capacity pricing is expected to remain flat next year as foundry suppliers gradually improve utilisation rates and demand returns from their core fabless customers.

CapEx is expected to improve by 2H24 as revenue shipments match end demand and regional ChipAct incentives stimulate investment across the supply chain.

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