Research Reports


Wafer Foundries


Foundry Market Bulletin_20220627

2022/06/27

Semiconductors , Wafer Foundries

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Recently, market rumors indicated that NVIDIA has delayed the launch of new products due to the currently weak consumer graphics card market...

Growth of Foundry Capacity Based on Mature Nodes Will Reach 20% for 2022 and Exceed Average Growth of 12-Inch Wafer Foundry Capacity; Specialty Technologies Now Come Under Focus

2022/06/17

Semiconductors , Wafer Foundries

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Global market intelligence firm TrendForce reports that foundries on the whole have initiated a series of capacity expansion projects at their existing fabs and new fab-building projects...

QoQ Growth in Foundry Revenue Was Slightly Scaled Back to 8.2% for 1Q22 as Seasonal Headwinds Offset Wafer Price Hikes

2022/06/16

Semiconductors , Wafer Foundries

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Global market intelligence firm TrendForce reports that several factors impacted consumer demand in 1Q22. First, stock-up activities slowed down due to the headwinds of the traditional off-season...

Material Shortages to Impact Lead Time of Semiconductor Equipment and Delay 2023 Foundry Expansion

2022/06/16

Semiconductors , Wafer Foundries

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Global market intelligence firm TrendForce commented that the shortages of raw materials and chips under multiple factors, including the Russia-Ukraine war, impeded logistics...

Foundry Market Bulletin_20220613

2022/06/13

Semiconductors , Wafer Foundries

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After TSMC’s announcement that it will raise prices across the board in 1Q23 due to the rising costs of raw materials...

Foundry Market Bulletin_20220530

2022/05/30

Semiconductors , Wafer Foundries

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Rising global inflation has caused the cost of raw materials to rise sharply and capital expenditure on new plants and expansion plans has increased more than expected...

Foundry Market Bulletin_20220516

2022/05/16

Semiconductors , Wafer Foundries

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Samsung's 1Q22 revenue fell 3.9% QoQ to US$53.28bn, primarily affected by the rapid cooling of demand for various terminal consumer products such as TVs and smartphones...

Vanguard Aggressively Undertakes Fab Expansions and Will Reach Third Place in Ranking of Foundries by 8-Inch Wafer Production Capacity, Trailing Closely Behind UMC and TSMC

2022/05/06

Semiconductors , Wafer Foundries

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According to TrendForce’s latest research on the foundry market, the demand related to the stay-at-home economy has tapered off.

Foundry Market Bulletin_20220503

2022/05/03

Semiconductors , Wafer Foundries

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TSMC held its 1Q22 earnings call on April 14. In 1Q22, revenue grew by 11.6% QoQ to US$17.57bn and gross profit margin reached 55.6%...

Localization Has Become Emerging Trend in Global Semiconductor Chip Manufacturing, but Taiwan Still Occupies Key Position

2022/04/22

Semiconductors , Wafer Foundries

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According to global market intelligence firm TrendForce, industries around the world have been impacted by a semiconductor chip shortage since 2020 due to the appearance of the COVID-19 pandemic and other geopolitical factors...