Country Report - USA

Country Report - USA
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Despite losing its position as the world’s largest market to China in 2015, 10 years after China had replaced the country as the largest producer; positive developments in the US will remain a factor driving growth in the global electronics industry. 2017 saw electronics output increase by an estimated 3.4% an improvement on the prior year’s modest decline of 0.6%. Growth in 2017 was supported by the recovery in the semiconductor segment on the back of a strong global market and to a lesser extent by modest growth in industrial, communications and passive components. In 2018, electronics production is forecast to increase by a further 3.4% slightly weaker growth in semiconductors offset by stronger growth in industrial and communications. The move by US companies to “reshore” production has gained some momentum and could benefit from the trade policies being proposed by the Trump administration. However, at this stage there is a high degree of uncertainty with some observers expecting US companies to look to re-locate manufacturing to the market of consumption to avoid retaliatory tariffs.

Table of Contents

Economic Overview
Industry Structure
Production Data 2015-2018
Market Data 2015-2021
Methodologies/Guide to Statistics

Product Coverage

Office Equipment
Control & Instrumentation
Medical & Industrial
Radio Communications
Passive Components
Other Components

The US Electronics Industry Report provides essential market intelligence for all sizes of company from small enterprises to major global groups and for financial/management consultancies, government agencies and academia requiring a reliable overview of the electronics industry in the US.

Last Update: August 2018

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