According to DMASS (Distributors’ and Manufacturers’ Association of Semiconductor Specialists), the european semiconductor distibution reached a consolidated sales in the three-month period from April to June 2006 grew by 19,6% over the same quarter of 2005. In actual numbers, DMASS reported sales of 1,4 Billion €. The first half of 2006 showed a consolidated sales growth of 18% to a level of 2,8 Billion €. DMASS only reports industrial semiconductor sales, defined as all semiconductors, excluding the PC channel.
Revenues by regions
- Germany: 438 million Euro (+25,8%)
- Italy: 193 million Euro (+15,5%)
- UK and Eire: 158 million Euro (+13,7%)
- France: 130 million Euro (+11,2%)
Among the smaller regions and countries, Russia, Israel, Denmark, Czech Republic and Sweden grew fastest, between 37,3% and 23,3%. All other countries were growing between 21% (Norway) and 1,4% (Hungary).
- Analog: + 26,3%
- MOS Micro: + 24,5%
- Standard Analog: +28,8
- Microcontroller: +22%
- Microperipherals: +49,2%
- DSP: + 43,4%
- SRAM: +37,6%
Sales in Programmable Logic, Memories, Discretes and Opto increased slightly below average – between 18,4% and 15,3%.