Sale of semiconductors drops 14.5% in first half

Worldwide sales of semiconductors during the first half of 2019 fell 14.5 percent, according to the Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA).
Semiconductor revenue

Sales of semiconductors reached $98.2 billion during the second quarter of 2019, an increase of 0.3 percent over the previous quarter, but 16.8 percent drop from the second quarter of last year.

Global sales of semiconductors for the month of June 2019 were $32.7 billion, a decrease of 0.9 percent compared to last month’s total of $33.0 billion, and 16.8 percent less than the June 2018 total of $39.3 billion.