ECIA Reports CY18 Global Passive Sales Up 25.2% Compared to CY17

Atlanta, GA — ECIA reports CY18 global passive sales (capacitors, inductors and resistors) up 25.2% in dollars and up 16.7% in units. Average selling price improved 7.3%. Units sales were 7.4 trillion units totaling $32.1 billion. Capacitor sales were up 12.5% in units and 27.9% in dollars. Average selling price improved 13.7%. Inductors sales were up 4.6% in units and 5.4% in dollars. Average selling price improved 0.8%. Resistor sales were up 23.7% in units and 41.1% in dollars. Average selling price improved 14.0%. The graph illustrates the breakout of passive sales by geographic region.
ECIA members can view an Executive Summary of the World Passives Sales Reports on the ECIA Website in the Knowledge Center section. Report participants can view the complete report.
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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. 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.
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