Market Trends

Analysis of the Investment Promotion Industry in Taipei City
  The main goal of this project is to promote investment in Taipei City, and to stimulate Taipei City’s industrial and economic development. With this aim in mind, the project has identified a group of key strategic industries to target for investment promotion, the development of which Taipei City should prioritize; these industries should be designated as the targets for Taipei City’s next wave of investment promotion efforts. ......
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Global Industry Trends Jan.-Mar., 2018
  1. Information and communications industry l   Shipments of Top 3 IT Products to Decline in 2018 after Higher-than-expected Shipment Performance in 2017 Shipment performance of the top three IT products was higher than expected in 2017. Notebook PC shipments signaled the first hike after two years of declines. However, applications of these IT products continue to wane. The strong demand in 2017 may increase pressure on shipments in 2018. Therefore, shipments of th......
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Global Industry Trends Oct.-Dec., 2017
  1. Information and communications industry l   Silicon Wafer Supply and Expansion Conservatism Becomes the Reason for Increased Prices End market electronic products enhance wafer businesses for two reasons. The first is that the demand for data computation by these devices has increased. The second is that their features have grown more complex. According to TrendForce’s statistics, 2018 currently has the largest scope of silicon wafers being used in end market electr......
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Global Industry Trends, Aug.-Sept., 2017
  1. Information and communications industry l   5G to drive demand for RF demand With the maturity of 5G technology, RF front-end chips will bring new market opportunities. Demand for RF PAs is expected to grow further. The traditional metal oxide semiconductor process will be replaced by GaN (Gallium Nitride) process. As 5G technology requires support for more components and higher frequency, GaAs manufacturing process will see steady growth. The introduction of new RF tech......
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Global Industry Trends May-July, 2017
   1. Information and communications industry l   Development of new materials to contribute to the advancement of semiconductor technology Chip manufacturing technology will evolve towards five directions. In patterning and FEOL processes, die shrink causes electric current leakage, leading to low transistor performance. As a result, the space between the conductive wires in the BEOL layer must be reduced, resulting in insulation problems due to the extremely thin i......
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