Peter Clarke, EETimes
5/4/2011 11:38 AM EDT
LONDON – The first quarter market for global semiconductor sales was $75.77 billion a sequential increase of 0.4 percent and up 11.75 percent compared with 1Q10, according to World Semiconductor Trade Statistics. But the numbers include a significant downward revision for previously published January and February 'actual' sales figures.
Annual growth in February and March was considerably below the exceptionally strong sales reported for January. And WSTS eliminated $1.46 billion of sales from previously published February sales and 187.8 million of sales from January.
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