According to the "Nikkei Business News" website reported on July 10, intelligenceMobile phone
According to the report, the latest forecast released by SEMI shows that all regions except Taiwan and the United States are expected to decline year-on-year. Especially the storage giantSamsungSouth Korea, where SK hynix is located, has seen a significant decline.
Worldwide sales of semiconductor manufacturing equipment are expected to reach US$58.8 billion in 2020. Due to the recovery in memory investment and the construction and expansion of factories in mainland China, it is expected to increase by 12% compared to 2019. SEMI predicts that by 2020, sales to mainland China, including foreign-owned factories, will reach US$14.5 billion, and mainland China is expected to become the largest market for semiconductor manufacturing equipment.
The report revealed that the above prediction was made on July 9th at the Semiconductor Equipment Annual Conference "Western International Semiconductor Exhibition" in San Francisco, USA. Relevant responsible persons commented on Japan's strengthening of export control of semiconductor materials in South Korea, saying that "(for semiconductor manufacturing equipment demand) may have little impact."