This year, China's Taiwan region has spent 10.3 billion U.S. dollars, and for the eighth consecutive year it has become the world’s largest buyer of semiconductor materials. China is second, followed by South Korea and Japan. Revenues from Taiwan, China, Europe, and South Korea grew the most, while those from North America, Japan, and the rest of the world (ROW) experienced a single-digit increase. (The rest of the world is defined as Singapore, Malaysia, the Philippines, other parts of Southeast Asia, and smaller global markets.) FTLX8571D3BCL
2016 and 2017 Regional Semiconductor Materials Markets (US$ Billions)
|Rest of World||5.39||5.81||8%|
Note: Summed subtotals may not equal the total due to rounding.