Semiconductor equipment market to rise 53.3% in 2004, drop 9.6% in 2005 and drop 5.0% in 2006

The semiconductor equipment market is set to repeat the pattern of the 2000-2002 period by rising 53.3% in 2004 compared with 2003 before dropping 9.

The semiconductor equipment market is set to repeat the pattern of the 2000-2002 period by rising 53.3% in 2004 compared with 2003 before dropping 9.6% in 2005 and 5.0% in 2006, according to The Information Network.