In addition to expecting 2011 chip industry sales growth of just 1.3%, the Semiconductor...

|By:, SA News Editor

In addition to expecting 2011 chip industry sales growth of just 1.3%, the Semiconductor Industry Association expects 2012 sales growth to come in at a paltry 2.6% (.pdf); the figure stands in sharp contrast to 2010's 31.8% growth. The SIA estimates October sales fell 1.8% Y/Y (.pdf), thanks to the chip industry's inventory woes. (September data)