Industry responds to U.S. call for supply chain data
Shortages improving in automotive semiconductors – Nikkei
U.S. manufacturing activity slowed in October as record-long materials lead times, shipping bottlenecks and component shortages took their toll on factories. The Institute for Supply Management’s PMI dipped 0.3 percent to 60.8 last month although long-term demand signals remain robust.
Global semiconductor sales totalled US$144.8 billion in the third quarter of 2021, an increase of 27.6% over the third quarter of 2020 and 7.4% more than the second quarter of 2021, according to the Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA).
Supply chain woes continue to cost Apple & Nintendo billions
Chip lead times begin to slow, suggesting shortages have peaked