Chip sales reached $58.7 bln in Q3 2005, 9% QTQ growth

Semiconductor Industry Association said worldwide chip sales grew to $19.6 bln in September 2005, a 5.

Semiconductor Industry Association said worldwide chip sales grew to $19.6 bln in September 2005, a 5.2% rise over the $18.6 bln recorded in August 2005. YTY sales were also up 5.6%, from $18.5 bln, in September 2004. Total sales for Q3 2005 reached $58.7 bln, up almost 9% from Q2 2005.