back to article Samsung dethrones Intel as chip sector grows 26% in 2021

Despite (and perhaps because) of ongoing shortages, the semiconductor industry posted $595 billion in revenue in 2021, an increase of 26.3 percent over 2020. The numbers, from Gartner, also make plain the effects of US sanctions against China, whose market share fell, and which did not have a single manufacturer present in the …

  1. Yet Another Anonymous coward Silver badge

    Despite (and perhaps because) of ongoing shortages,

    That's a relief - I was worried that Samsung might be suffering from this unfortunate set of circumstances

  2. VoiceOfTruth

    Samsung should batten down the hatches

    The USA will not take kindly to being number 2. Prepare for coercion.

  3. msobkow Silver badge

    "All of this profit continues despite a chip shortage that's been ongoing for two years with signs that it may not abate as soon as predicted."

    I guarantee it won't be resolved soon; the "shortages" are too profitable. Just because you can't blame them legally for the shortages doesn't mean you can make them deal with the shortages, either.

  4. Pascal Monett Silver badge

    AMD is 10th ?

    Behind Nvidia even !

    I can't believe it.

    Well, at least it made the Top Ten.

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