WORLDWIDE Q3 SALES INCREASE 10.2 PERCENT COMPARED TO Q2; SEPTEMBER SALES INCREASE 22.2 PERCENT YEAR-TO-YEAR AND 2.8 PERCENT MONTH-TO-MONTH

WASHINGTON—Oct. 30, 2017—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing, design, and research, today announced worldwide sales of semiconductors reached $107.9 billion for the third quarter of 2017, marking the industry’s highest-ever quarterly sales and an increase