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62 PCB007 MAGAZINE I APRIL 2019 APAC Manufacturers to Comprise 90% of Global PCB Market by 2020 E The global market for PCB is expected to grow at a CAGR of 3–4% until 2020, according to procurement intelligence firm Beroe Inc. Tech- nological advancements in product types and the predicted increase in demand for substrates are expected to be the key support factors for the growth of the global PCB market. Global Wireless Telecommunication Carriers Market 2019 E North America was the largest region in the global wireless telecommunication carriers market, accounting for 42% of the market in 2018. Semiconductor Equipment Market to Grow at a CAGR of 7% from 2018–2026 E The global semiconductor equipment market is projected to exhibit an impressive CAGR of 7.2% from 2018–2026, according to Coherent Market Insights. Smartphone Shipments Expected to Drop in 2019 E Worldwide smartphone volumes are forecast to fall by 0.8% in 2019 with volumes dipping to 1.39 billion. However, the smartphone market will begin to pick up momentum this year with year-over-year growth of 2.3% expected in the second half of the year. Green Regulations Driving Growth of Lithium-ion Batteries E According to data compiled by Grand View Re- search, the global lithium-ion battery market is expected to reach $93.1 billion by 2025 while registering a robust CAGR of 17% as well. Global Small Satellite Market to Reach $30 Billion by 2026 E According to Coherent Market Insights, the global small satellite market was valued at $2.92 billion in 2017 and is projected to exhibit a CAGR of 26.8% over the 2018–2026 period. Small Business Hiring Remained Flat in February E The Paychex|IHS Markit Small Business Em- ployment Watch continued to reflect signs of the tight labor market. At 98.93, the Small Business Jobs Index was unchanged in Febru- ary, remaining just below 99. China's Power Semiconductor Market Posts 12% Growth E TrendForce predicts that China's power semi- conductor market will reach a size of RMB290.7 billion in 2019, a 12.17% growth compared to 2018, maintaining double-digit growth. Global Semiconductor Sales Down 5.7% YoY in January E Worldwide sales of semiconductors reached $35.5 billion for January 2019—a decrease of 5.7% from the January 2018 total of $37.6 bil- lion and 7.2% less than the December 2018 total of $38.2 billion, according to the Semi- conductor Industry Association (SIA). Q1 DRAM Contract Prices Witness Sharpest Decline Since 2011 E The latest analysis of the PC DRAM market from DRAMeXchange, a division of TrendForce, finds that most contracts are now monthly deals rather than quarterly deals with Febru- ary seeing an unusual, large down-correction in prices.

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