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Worldwide semiconductor manufacturing equipment sales jump 12 percent

Worldwide semiconductor equipment manufacturers posted third-quarter 2019 billings of $14.9 billion, a quarter-over-quarter increase of 12 percent but down 6 percent from the third quarter of 2018.

This is according to data collated by SEMI, the global industry association representing the electronics manufacturing and design supply chain, reported today.

The data are gathered jointly with the Semiconductor Equipment Association of Japan from more than 80 global equipment companies that provide data on a monthly basis.

The quarterly billings data by region in billions of US dollars, and quarter-over-quarter and year-over-year growth rates by region, are shown in the table below.

The Equipment Market Data Subscription from SEMI provides market data for the global semiconductor equipment market.

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