$66.3 bln worth of semiconductors shipped in China in 2006

Total semiconductor shipments in Greater China, consisting of Mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan, totaled $66.3 bln in 2006, up 11.8% from $59.3 bln in 2005, according to iSuppli. In 2006, semiconductor sales in Taiwan reached $21.5 bln, representing just 4.2% growth compared to 2005.