KPMG’s 14th annual global semiconductor outlook report discusses how industry leaders view applications, strategic priorities, R&D, industry issues, and threats to growth in light of semiconductors being the building block of the connected world.
Welcome to KPMG’s 14th annual Global Semiconductor Industry Outlook. Each year, we distribute this report to help semiconductor CEOs, COOs, CFOs, and VPs of strategy/corporate development and members of the ecosystem understand the key trends, challenges, and opportunities in the industry.
KPMG, in collaboration with the Global Semiconductor Alliance (GSA), surveyed semiconductor executives from across geographies, company sizes, and industry segments about their outlook for 2019 and beyond. This year, our research included a larger contingent of emerging semiconductor businesses. Despite their smaller size, these innovative companies are making significant investments in new technologies and applications, are growing fast, and are poised to play key roles in the industry going forward. Their perspectives are essential for understanding the outlook for the semiconductor industry. Key findings included:
Here are some steps that company executives can consider moving forward:
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