The Taiwanese Fabless IC Industry, 4Q 2013
This research report presents shipment value forecast and recent quarter review of the Taiwanese fabless IC industry. The report includes fabless IC shipment value, shipment by tier, and product mix and application mix analyses. The content of this report is based on primary data obtained through interviews with fabless IC design houses, and publicly available information such as corporate financial statements. The report finds that shipment value of the Taiwanese fabless IC industry declined 6% sequentially at around US$3.9 billion in the fourth quarter. The industry's shipment value is expected to reach US$3.7 billion in the first quarter in 2014, down 5.1% sequentially and up 9.6% year-on-year.