April Global Semiconductor Sales Surge 6.1%
June 3, 2020
Semiconductor Industry Association reported worldwide sales of
semiconductors were $34.4 billion for the month of April 2020, 1.2
percent less than the March 2020 total of $34.9 billion, but 6.1 percent
more than the April 2019 total of $32.4 billion. All monthly sales
numbers are compiled by the World Semiconductor Trade Statistics (WSTS)
organization and represent a three-month moving average. SIA represents
95 percent of the U.S. semiconductor industry by revenue and nearly
two-thirds of non-U.S. chip firms.
Regionally, month-to-month sales increased in China (2.1 percent), but decreased in Japan (-0.9 percent), the Americas (-1.1 percent), Asia Pacific/All Other (-3.1 percent), and Europe (-7.6 percent). Sales increased year-to-year in the Americas (24.5 percent), China (4.4 percent), and Asia Pacific/All Other (3.3 percent), but fell in Japan (-0.1 percent) and Europe (-7.1 percent).