Worldwide Semiconductor Revenue Declines In 2015
The semiconductor industry underwent several changes and challenges in 2015, including a flurry of mergers and acquisitions, slowing demand for key applications, and currency fluctuations.
Overall, worldwide semiconductor revenue declined 2.3 percent in 2015 from the year before, according to a report by market research firm Gartner.
"The worldwide semiconductor market declined in 2015 as slowing demand for key applications combined with strong currency fluctuations to subdue the market," said Andrew Norwood, research vice president at Gartner, in a statement. "2015 saw a mixed performance by the different device categories, unlike 2014 when all categories posted positive growth.”
Following are the top 10 semiconductor vendors with the most market share in 2015.