Gartner ups semiconductor sales forecast by $5 bln

Gartner raised its forecast for global semiconductor sales to $226 bln in 2004 from $221 bln earlier. The market researcher is also expecting sales of $247 bln in 2005 and a 2.

Gartner raised its forecast for global semiconductor sales to $226 bln in 2004 from $221 bln earlier. The market researcher is also expecting sales of $247 bln in 2005 and a 2.4% decline to $241 bln in 2006.