ELECTRONICS NEWS HIGHLIGHTS 07/04/2022

ELECTRONICS NEWS HIGHLIGHTS 07/04/2022

1. TSMC TO INCREASE PRICES BY 6% FROM JANUARY 2023 

The world's largest contract maker of semiconductors plans to increase prices for most of its fabrication processes by 6% starting from January 2023. Last year TSMC increased prices on chips made using its N7 and N5 process technologies by 10%, while prices of older N16 and thicker nodes grew by 20%. Earlier this year, it was reported that TSMC was considering increasing chip prices by up to 9% starting from 2023, but it looks like the company won't be quite that aggressive with its price hike 

Details: TSMC TO INCREASE PRICES BY 6% FROM JANUARY 2023 

2. FOXCONN BECOMES THE WORLD'S LARGEST CHIPS BUYER 

Foxconn's annual semiconductor procurement has exceeded $60 billion, accounting for more than 10% of the global semiconductor procurement market. in terms of semiconductors, the group will actively build its own semiconductor production capacity in the future, and outsourced production capacity will be used flexibly. The goal is to provide a never-shortage semiconductor supply solution for EV and telecom customers and to be the first EMS factory with never-shortage capability. 

Details: FOXCONN BECOMES THE WORLD'S LARGEST CHIPS BUYER 

3. MICRON WARNS OF DEMAND WEAKNESS  

PC, smartphone, and other consumer markets have been impacted by weak consumer spending in China, the ongoing Russia-Ukraine war, and worsening global inflation. 

Smartphone unit sales for 2022 will be "meaningfully" lower than previously expected, for example. Micron expects smartphone unit sales to register a mid-single-digit decline this year. The projection is "well below the industry and customer expectation earlier in the year of mid-single-digit percentage growth." 

Micron also warned of a nearly 10% fall in PC unit sales this year. 

Details: MICRON WARNS OF DEMAND WEAKNESS 

 

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