Ruminations on the electronics industry from David Manners, Senior Components Editor on Electronics Weekly.
Top Ten Buyers Of Semiconductors In 2012
Thanks to Gartner for this one – the top ten buyers of semiconductors in 2012. Interestingly Nokia slipped from buying $8.6 billion worth of semis in 2011 to buying $5 billion worth in 2012; Samsung went from buying |(including internal purchases) $18.6 billion worth of semis in 2011 to nearly $24 billion in 2012; Apple, which reached the No.1 position on the buyers’ list in 2010 for the first time and held it in 2011, slipped No.2 to 2012.
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