The semiconductor industry: An ever-expanding market, essential to our everyday life. But what trends have we seen in 2021, especially in the shadow of the Covid-19 pandemic? Covid-19 put enormous pressure on all supply chains, with closures of manufacturing plants leading to shortages across numerous sectors. The technology sector especially suffered, with laptops, tablets, smartphones, and other high tech device demand skyrocketing as people were furloughed or working from home.
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The semiconductor industry is famous for being a cyclical industry, due to the relatively short lifespan of semiconductor items, where technology becomes obsolete quickly when new and faster applications are developed. Upswings in the industry occur when advances are made, causing high demand and short supply of the advanced products. On the flip side, oversupply
The semiconductor industry has experienced a downturn this year, but that does not mean that individual markets are not thriving. Demand for semiconductors in China, 5G communications, autonomous vehicles, and the Internet of Things are just four of the key trends driving the semiconductor market in 2019. First, the strong market that is China is