Global Electronic Supply Chain – Still Growing but at Slower Pace
Growth by Sector
- 3Q’18 vs. 3Q’17 growth by sector of global electronic supply chain is given in Chart 1. Electronic equipment growth declined from 11.1% in Q2 to 6.6% in Q3 when compared to the same quarters a year earlier.
- Chart 1 is based on the consolidated financial results for multiple companies in each sector producing similar goods. All values were converted to U.S. dollars at third quarter exchange rates for consolidation.
- Quarterly electronic equipment sales by type are given in Chart 2.
- Chart 3 shows annualized (12/12) and 3-month (3/12) electronic equipment growth rates. Electronic equipment growth is slowing but is still positive.