Decline in sales sentiment in electronic components extends into October with growing pessimism for the future

The ECST survey provides very valuable and detailed visibility into near-term industry expectations through monthly and quarterly surveys. This “immediate” perspective is useful to participants up and down the electronics component supply chain. In the long term, ECIA shares optimism for the future, as the continued introduction and market adoption of exciting innovative technologies is expected to drive long-term business and consumer demand for next-generation products.

The full ECIA report on Electronic Components Sales Trends (ECST) is distributed to all ECIA members and others who participate in the survey. All participants in the electronic component supply chain are invited and encouraged to participate in the report so that they can see the very valuable insights provided by the ECST report. The return on a small investment of time is huge! The monthly and quarterly ECST reports present data in detailed tables and figures with multiple perspectives and covering current sales expectations, sales prospects, product cancellations, product releases and product delivery times. Data is presented at a detailed level for six major categories of electronic components, six sub-categories of semiconductors and eight end markets. Additionally, the survey results are segmented by aggregated responses from manufacturers, distributors, and manufacturer representatives. View the summary report.

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