As the US eyes new China chip curbs, turmoil looms for the global market

Any US export block may affect global chip supply – analysts Move would hinder Samsung, SK Hynix upgrading China plants Samsung, SK Hynix together supply over 50% of global NAND chips Curbs could change where future chip plants are built -analyst SEOUL, Aug 3 (Reuters) – Export restrictions being considered by Washington to halt China’s … Read more

Gartner forecasts chip sales growth to slow down in 2022, fall next year

A Renesas Electronics Corp’s chip is pictured at the company’s office in Tokyo, March 21, 2013. REUTERS/Yuya Shino/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register STOCKHOLM, July 27 (Reuters) – IT research firm Gartner said on Wednesday it expects global semiconductor sales growth to slow down in 2022 and fall 2.5% next … Read more

BE Semiconductor sees lower Q3 revenue in soft market

July 21 (Reuters) – Chipmaking equipment supplier BE Semiconductor (BESI) (BESI.AS) on Thursday forecast a drop in third-quarter revenue, citing current market softness and seasonal trends. The maker of semiconductor assembly and packaging equipment expects its revenue to decline by around 20-30% in the three months to September 30, from the 214 million euros ($218.75 … Read more