$16.98 bln of semiconductors sold in January 2005

SIA says January 2005 semiconductor sales were $16.98 billion, 22.

SIA says January 2005 semiconductor sales were $16.98 billion, 22.8% ahead of the $13.83 billion in sales achieved in January 2004. Sales in Asia Pacific region leaped by more than a third compared to January 2004.