Taiwan maintains global leadership in IC wafer fab capacity

IC Insights: Taiwan has maintained its lead in production of integrated circuit 200mm wafer fab capacity for the 4th consecutive year

Taiwan News
Date: 2019/02/16
By: Taiwan Today,Agencies

TAIPEI (Taiwan Today) — Taiwan maintained its global leadership in integrated circuit

(Photo from TSMC/ Taiwan Today) (By Agencies)

200mm-equivalent wafer fab capacity for the fourth consecutive year, according to U.S.-based IC Insights Inc.

According to a report recently released by the semiconductor research firm, Taiwan boasts an average monthly capacity of 4.13 million wafers as of December 2018. This represents a global share of 21.8 percent, positioning the country ahead of South Korea, 21.3 percent; Japan, 16.8 percent; North America, 12.8 percent; and China, 12.5 percent.

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