February 26, 2016 / Cai-Wei Peng
February 19, 2016 / MIC Research Team
MIC Channel
Due to the maturity of conventional ICT products and the lack of growth momentum of emerging industries, the global IT system industry is expected to remain sluggish in 2016. PC and tablet shipments are anticipated to decline continuously, albeit at a milder pace, thanks to the launch of new platforms. However, at the downstream of the supply chain, the global semiconductor industry is expected to see some headwind this year, as emerging applications are not yet strong enough to make up the loss in demand for conventional products.