Semiconductor sales up 5.9% in September 2007

Global microchip sales rose 5.9% in September 2007, the Semiconductor Industry Association said. Microchip sales in September 2007 were $22.6 bln, compared with $21.3 bln in 2006. Q3 2007 sales rose about 6% to $67.8 bln from $64.0 bln in Q3 2006.