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Global chip sales reached $20.05 bln in October 2005

Semiconductor Industry Association said global chip sales rose to $20.05 bln for the October 2005 3-month average period, up 6.

Semiconductor Industry Association said global chip sales rose to $20.05 bln for the October 2005 3-month average period, up 6.8% from October 2004. Actual October sales rose 6% to $18.29 bln, while unit shipments rose 14%.