$21.47 bln worth of semiconductors sold in January 2007

Worldwide sales of semiconductors of $21.47 bln in January 2007 were 9.2% higher than January 2006 when sales were $19.66 bln, the Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) reported. January sales reflected a seasonal decline of 1.2% from the $21.74 bln reported in December 2006.