TSMC’s Revenue Nearly 4x More than Samsung Foundry, SMIC Nearly on Par w/ GloFlo


During the last 5-6 years TSMC has change into the main chip foundry on the planet…by a big margin. The Taiwanese foundry presently controls over 50% of the pure-play foundry market. By way of income, it pulls in additional than all the opposite foundries mixed. The second-largest pure-play foundry, Samsung reported income of $4,810 million for the third quarter of 2021. In the meantime, TSMC earned practically 4 occasions as a lot, pulling in a income of $14,884 million in the identical quarter.

Supply: Trendforce

The pure-play foundry trade has been largely static during the last yr. All main foundries together with TSMC, Samsung, and UMC recorded marginal beneficial properties, with World Foundries and SMIC seeing no and destructive progress, respectively. One other level value noting is that China’s largest foundry (SMIC) has been constantly holding onto the place of the fifth largest PP foundry. It’s simply inches behind GlobalFoundries with a market share of 5% (vs 6.1% for GF). Compared, the fourth largest foundry UMC accounts for 7.3% of the market, Samsung for 17.1%, and TSMC for 53.1%.

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