Global semiconductor sales up 6.8% in April 2005

Worldwide semiconductor sales hit $18.15 bln in April 2005, down 1.

Worldwide semiconductor sales hit $18.15 bln in April 2005, down 1.2% from March 2005 but up 6.8% from April 2004. World Semiconductor Trade Statistics said the IC market grew 12.8% in March 2005 over February 2005.