Worldwide semiconductor revenues down 2.2% in June 2005

Revenues in the worldwide semiconductor industry were 2.2% lower in June 2005 than for the month of June 2004. The June 2005 Year-To-Date (YTD) sales still exceed May 2004 YTD sales by 6.5%. Regionally, Asia-Pacific accounted for 45.9% of all semiconductor-manufacturing revenues in June 2005. By product, MOS Micro overtook MOS Logic as the strongest semiconductor product category, Research and Markets says.