According to the market research firm, TrendForce said on April 26 that TSMC’s share of the global foundry market is expected to increase to 56% this year, while Samsung Electronics’ share may drop from 18% to 16%.
The global foundry market is expected to grow 20 percent this year to $128.784 billion, according to the company.
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Moreover, TSMC’s capital expenditure this year is about $44 billion. Samsung Electronics plans to invest 171 trillion won in non-memory fields from this year to 2030.
According to TrendForce, “The market share of Taiwanese foundries including TSMC, UMC, and PSMC is expected to increase from 64% to 66% this year, while the market share of South Korean companies including Samsung Electronics and DB HiTek is likely to increase. From 18% to 17%.”
Furthermore, the size of the global foundry market last year was US$107.542 billion, and TSMC’s market share was 53%, followed by Samsung Electronics (18%), UMC (7%), GF (6%), and SMIC (5%).