Global semiconductor revenue hits $419.7 billion in 2017, says Gartner
Preliminary results released by Gartner showed that global semiconductor revenue amounted to $419.7 billion in 2017, up 22% year-over-year.
The memory market, which accounted for 31% of the overall semiconductor revenue in 2017, realised revenue growth of 64% due to higher prices arising from undersupply. Samsung Electronics occupied the top position in the memory vendors list for 2017, followed by Intel, SK Hynix, Micron Technology and Qualcomm.
Andrew Norwood, research vice president at Gartner, said:...