Yonhap News AgencyNovember 24, 2013 07:36
SEOUL, Nov. 24 (Yonhap) -- Samsung Electronics Co., the world's leading chipmaker, is likely to retain its No. 2 ranking in the global semiconductor market this year, holding the double-digit market share for the second year in a row, a report showed Sunday.
According to the latest report by industry research firm IHS iSuppli, Samsung is expected to post US$33.45 billion in chip sales in 2013, up 7 percent from a year ago.
The South Korean company's market share in the chip market is predicted to increase to 10.5 percent this year from 10.3 percent in 2012.