Global semiconductor sales increase 15.2% YoY in January

Year-to-year market growth in January is the largest since May 2022. Worldwide chip sales decreased 2.1% month-to-month. Regionally, sales were up in China, the Americas, and Asia Pacific/All other (12.8%), but down in Japan and Europe.

DQI Bureau
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Global semiconductor industry revenues.

Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) announced global semiconductor industry sales totaled $47.6 billion during the month of January 2024, an increase of 15.2% compared to the January 2023 total of $41.3 billion, but a decrease of 2.1% from the December 2023 total of $48.7 billion. 


Monthly sales are compiled by the World Semiconductor Trade Statistics (WSTS) organization and represent a three-month moving average. SIA represents 99% of the US semiconductor industry by revenue and nearly two-thirds of non-US chip firms.

“The global semiconductor market started the new year strong, with worldwide sales increasing year-to-year by the largest percentage since May 2022,” said John Neuffer, SIA president and CEO. “Market growth is projected to continue over the remainder of the year, with annual sales forecast to increase by double-digits in 2024 compared to 2023.”

Regionally, year-to-year sales were up in China (26.6%), the Americas (20.3%), and Asia Pacific/All other (12.8%), but down in Japan (-6.4%) and Europe (-1.4%). Month-to-month sales were down across all markets: Asia Pacific/All Other (-1.4%), the Americas (-1.5%), China (-2.5%), Europe (-2.8%), and Japan (-3.9%).

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