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Semi industry unaffected by coronavirus

February 21, 2020


The coronavirus has had little effect on the semiconductor industry says Omdia – a newly set up tech analyst company formed by IHS Markit and Informa Tech.

The semiconductor industry appears to have escaped the direct impact of the coronavirus crisis so far, but the market is likely to suffer the repercussions as the outbreak slows or suspends production among electronics manufacturers, according to Omdia.

Despite facing logistical, packaging and test challenges related to the coronavirus, semiconductor fabs located in China are continuing to function normally, with high capacity rates.

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