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Semiconductor Industry

Discuss the major factors that affect the degree of competitiveness in the semiconductor industry.

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Semiconductor manufacturing is one of the best growing industrial sectors of the world economy. Industry worldwide revenues for merchant semiconductor manufacturing on average double every five years. Classification of Semiconductor chips by process type: MOS, discrete, bipolar and analog. There is worldwide demand of semiconductors. U.S. has its production sites offshore since 1970's. Share of semiconductor industry in late 1990'sworldwide was U.S. firms had 43% and Japanese firms share was 40%. U.S. has high concentration of semi conductor industry as compared to rest of the countries. Market shares of top companies of ...

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