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ECIA Reports Q1 2016 Passive Component Sales Results

Atlanta, GA – The first quarter global passive sales data by region has been compiled and analyzed. Sales of passive components (capacitors, inductors and resistors) for Q1 2016 were down 1.1% compared to Q4 2015 and down 5.1% compared to Q1 2015. Capacitor sales were down 0.3% and 5.3% respectively, Inductors down 7.5% and down 6.1% and resistors up 3.6% and down 2%.

Although one quarter does not make a year, an examination of the trends from last year, through the first quarter of this year would suggest a 3.7% decline in global passive sales for 2016 with capacitors down 3.5%, Inductors down 6.5% and resistors down 0.5%. Estimated global passive sales for 2016 is $20.8 billion compared to sales of 2015 of $21.5 billion. 

Passive Component Dollar Sales by Region

About ECIA

The Electronic Components Industry Association (ECIA) is made up of the leading electronic component manufacturers, their manufacturer  representatives and authorized distributors. ECIA members share a common goal of promoting and improving the business environment for the authorized sale of electronic components to the end customer. Comprised of a broad array of leaders and professionals representing all phases of the electronics components supply chain, ECIA is where business optimization, product authentication and industry advocacy come together. ECIA members develop industry guidelines and technical standards, as well as generate critical business intelligence. For more information, visit or call 678-393-9990.

1 comment on “ECIA Reports Q1 2016 Passive Component Sales Results

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    September 7, 2016

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