The global outlook series on the Semiconductors Industry provides a collection of statistical anecdotes, market briefs, and concise summaries of research findings. Illustrated with 34 fact-rich market data tables, the report offers a rudimentary overview of the industry, and highlights latest trends and demand drivers. Regional markets briefly abstracted and covered include United States, Canada Europe (Germany, UK, Italy), Asia Pacific (Japan, China, Taiwan, Singapore, India, South Korea) and Latin America (Brazil). The report offers a compilation of recent mergers, acquisitions, and strategic corporate developments. Also included is an indexed, easy-to-refer, fact-finder directory listing the addresses, and contact details of 832 companies worldwide.