New Report Just Published: Global Discrete Capacitors

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Discrete Capacitors in US$ Million.

The market for ‘Discrete Capacitors’ is analyzed by the following end-use segments: Telecommunications, Computers and Peripherals, Consumer Electronics, Automotives, Aerospace and Defense, Industrial & Other Applications. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for USA, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of World. Annual forecasts are provided for each region for the period of 2006 through 2015.

I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS

Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1 Disclaimers I-2 Data Interpretation & Reporting Level I-2 Product Definitions and Scope of Study I-3

II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. Industry Overview II-1 Outlook II-1 Passive Electronic Components Market: A Review II-1 Trends Across the Globe II-2 United States II-2 Europe II-2 Asia II-2 Asia-Pacific Dominates Global Passive Component Production II-2 R&D Investment by Asian Companies Shoots Up II-2 End-Use Applications II-3

Table 1: Global Market for Passive Components (2007): Percentage Share Breakdown of Consumption by End- Use Segments- Consumer Goods, Telecom, Computers, Industrial/ Specialty, and Automotive Industry (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-3

2. Capacitors – A Preface II-4 Miniature Components Rule the Roost II-4 Surface Mount Devices II-4 Semiconductors II-4 Mobile Phones II-5 Wireless Devices II-5 Price Volatility- Swinging Fortunes of Capacitor Types II-5 Technological Trends – R&D Focus II-5 Opportunities Ahead II-6 Key Statistics II-6

Table 2: Global Capacitors Market: Production Value for the Years 2005 through 2008 (In US$ billion) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-6

Table 3: Global Market for Advanced Capacitors (2008): Percentage Share Breakdown by Manufacturer- Panasonic Electronic Devices, NEC-Tokin, Elna, Selko Instruments, Korchip, Maxwell Technologies, Cooper Bussmann, Nesscap, Choel Electronics, Alumapro and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-7 Capacitors Market By Product Segments II-7 Tantalum Capacitor Market II-7 Trends in Tantalum Capacitors II-7 Compact Tantalum Capacitors Production Headed North II-8 Demand and Supply of Tantalum II-8 Outlook II-8 Key Statistics II-9

Table 4: World Market for Tantalum Capacitors (2006): Percentage Split of Value Sales by Application – EDP (PC), Telecom, Consumer, Automotive and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-9

Table 5: Global Market for Tantalum Capacitors (2005): Percentage Market Share Breakdown for Leading Players- Kemet/EPCOS, NEC/ Tokin, Kyocera-AVX, Vishay, Nichicon and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-9

Table 6: Global Tantalum Capacitors Market: Average Selling Price for the Years 2000 through 2005 (In US Cents) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-9 Aluminum Electrolytic Capacitors II-10 Competitive Scenario II-10 Key Statistics II-11

Table 7: World Aluminum Electrolytic Capacitors: Percentage breakdown of Dollar Sales by End-Use Market – Consumer Electronics, Industrial Applications, Computers and Peripherals, Telecommunications, Automotives and Others Markets for the Years 2008 and 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-11

Table 8: Global Market for Aluminum Electrolytic Capacitors (2005): Percentage Market Share Breakdown by Manufacturer- Nippon Chemi-Con, Nichicon, Rubycon, Panasonic, Elna Corp., Sun Electronic, Sanyo Video, SamWha, EPCOS, Vishay, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-11 Ceramic Capacitors II-12 Market for High Frequency Ceramic Capacitors II-12 MLCC Market: Global Outlook II-12

Table 9: World MLCC Market: Annual Shipments in Billion Units for Years 2005 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-13

Table 10: Global MLCC Market (2007-2009): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Leading Players – Murata Mfg., TDK, Taiyo Yuden, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-14

Table 11: Global MLCC Market (2007): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Share for Leading Players – Murata, TDK, Walsin, SEMCO, Yageo, Kyocera/ AVX, Panasonic, Taiyo Yuden, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-14

Table 12: Global High Capacitance MLCC Market (2007-2009): Percentage Breakdown of Value Share for Leading Players – Murata Mfg., aiyo Yuden, TDK, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-15 Competitive Scenario II-15

Table 13: Global Ceramic Capacitors Market (2006 & 2007): Percentage Breakdown of Value Share for Leading Players – Murata, TDK, Taiyo Yuden, SEMCO, Kyocera, Yageo, Kemet, AVX, Vishay, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-16

Table 14: Global Ceramic Capacitors Market: Average Selling Price for Ceramic Capacitors for the Years 2000 through 2005 (In US Cents) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-16 Film Capacitors II-17 Asian Film Capacitor Market II-17 Capacitors Market By End-Use Segments II-17 Telecommunication II-17 Automotives II-18 Aerospace and Defense II-18 Computers & Peripherals II-19 Consumer Electronics II-19 Industrial and Other Applications II-19

3. Product Overview II-20 Introduction II-20 Discrete Capacitors – An Overview II-20 Ceramic Capacitors II-21 Forms of Ceramic Capacitor II-21 Electrolytic Capacitors II-22 Electrolytic Capacitors at High or Low Temperatures II-23 Applications II-23 Drawbacks II-23 Aluminum Electrolytic Capacitors II-23 Construction II-24 Tantalum Electrolytic Capacitor II-24 Capacity II-24 Applications II-25 Tantalum & Aluminum Capacitors – A Comparison II-25 Polarity Issue II-25 Capacitance and Voltage Ranges II-25 The Wearing Out Issue II-25 Plastic Film Capacitor II-25 Polyester Film Capacitors II-26 Polypropylene Film Capacitors II-26

4. Technological Developments II-27 IEC Specialist Group to Develop Technical Standard for Electric Car Capacitors II-27 Nickel Particles Found to be Ideal for MLCC Electrodes II-27 Japan-Based Inventors Develop Terminal Electrode Compositions II-27 US Inventor Concludes Development of Co-Fired Ceramic Capacitor II-27

5. Product Introductions/Innovations II-29 Changzhou Huawei Launches Aluminium Electrolytic Capacitors II-29 Zhuhai Leaguer Launches 1.5mF Capacitor II-29 AVX Develops New Line of Fused Tantalum Capacitors II-29 NIC Components Extends Voltage Range of Capacitors II-29 NIC Introduces Two New Series of Capacitors II-30 Vishay Extends Tantamount T97 Series to Offer Solid Tantalum Chip Capacitor II-30 Vishay Expands Capabilities in 140 CRH Series II-30 Vishay Extends Capabilities in 150 CRZ Series II-31 Vishay Unveils New MicroTan™ Tantalum Chip Devices in the TR8 Series II-31 AVX Develops New High Temperature, High Current Stacked Ceramic Capacitors II-31 Eyang Technology Introduces New High-Capacitance SMT Type MLCC II-32 TDK Starts Mass Production of Low Profile, Low ESL Multilayer Capacitors II-32 Kemet Launches Space-Level Ceramic Capacitors II-32 KEMET Introduces Military-Grade SMPS Stacked Ceramic Capacitors II-32 AVX Develops Wet Electronic Tantalum Capacitor II-33 AVX Enhances TLJ Capacitor Portfolio II-33 AVX Unveils D and Y case Tantalum Capacitors II-34 AVX Enhances its Tantalum Multianode TPM Capacitor Portfolio II-34 Epcos Unveils RoHS-Compliant SMD Aluminum Capacitors II-34 Cornell Releases New SMT Capacitor Series II-34 Vertical Technology Releases Aluminum Electrolytic Capacitors in CK Series II-35 Kemet Extends X7R Capacitor Line II-35 TDK Introduces X8R MLCC Series II-35 NIC Upgrades Temperature Ratings of NAZT Capacitor Series II-35 Syfer Launches High Capacitance Chip Capacitor Series II-36 HolyStone Releases Radial Leaded Chip Safety Ceramic Capacitors II-36 HolyStone Launches New Halogen-Free Disc and Ceramic Capacitors II-37 Vishay Launches Two New Capacitors Series II-37 Syfer Introduces Series of Discoidal Capacitor II-37 Kemet Launches 80 New MLCC Capacitor Models II-38 AVX Releases New Versions of FLEXITERM Capacitor Series II-38 Anhui Feida Releases CBB65A Film Capacitors for AC Compressors II-38 HolyStone Launches RoHS Compliant Large Case Size MLCCs II-39 Syfer Releases New High-Capacitance MLCCs II-39 TDK Introduces New Settable ESR MLCC II-39 Cornell Launches High Current, Medium Power Film Capacitor II-39 Dengrove Launches Highly Compact, High-Value MLCCs II-40 Syfer Develops New Range of Surface Mount MLCCs II-40 Carli Electronics Launches Metallic Polypropylene Film Capacitor II-40 KEMET Releases T521 Series II-40 AVX Develops Axial and Radial Leaded MLCCs II-41 Vishay Releases New Surface-Mount C0G MLCCs II-41 Kemet Expands EIA Range of MLCCs II-41 AVX Introduces Tantalum Capacitor Product Range II-42 KEMET Launches First-Ever Polymer Tantalum 35V Capacitor II-42 KEMET Launches T528 Series Small Case Size Polymer Capacitors II-42 TDK Commences Large-Scale Production of High- Capacitance Ceramic Capacitors II-43 Vishay Launches Enhanced 298D MicroTan Tantalum Chip Capacitors II-43 Vishay Introduces New Wet Tantalum High-Energy Capacitor II-43 Vishay Launches New Solid Tantalum Chip Capacitors II-44 Vishay Adds New Features to SMD Capacitors II-44 Morgan Electro Ceramics Introduces New Multilayer Ceramic Capacitor II-44 HolyStone Unveils SuperTerm Series Multilayer Ceramic Capacitors II-44 Morgan Introduces High Breakdown Strength Ceramic Capacitor II-45 KEMET Corporation Introduces FF-CAP Technology II-45 Taiyo Yuden Rolls Out New Compact AMK105BJ475MV MLCC II-45 TDK Unveils Sleek C0402 Series High Performance MLCC Capacitors II-46 AVX Introduces AR Series, First Automotive Grade Capacitors II-46 Zonkas Electronic Unveils High Capacitance MLCC II-46 Suntan Technology Debuts High-Voltage TS16 Ceramic Capacitors II-46 AVX Rolls Out FLEXISAFE™ Capacitors to Minimize Short-Circuit Failure II-47 EPCOS Launches B43305 and B43508 Aluminum Electrolytic Capacitors II-47 Jackcon Introduces New Lineup of Aluminum Electrolytic Capacitors II-47 Electronic Concepts Releases 5MPF Capacitors with Fuseac Safety Technology II-47 Xebor Releases CL20E Model PP Film Capacitor with Copper-Clad Electrodes II-48 Electronic Concepts Unveils Advanced Packaging for UP30 Film Capacitors II-48 Guangdong Releases CA45D107M1AA0050 Tantalum Capacitor II-48 Hitano Introduces a New Class X1 Film Capacitor II-48 Dahua Releases CBB6-5 Film Capacitor for AC Compressors II-48 Kemet Announces Extension of T520 and T530 Capacitor Series II-49 Cornell Dubilier Electronics Unveils New Power Film Capacitor Series II-49 Joey Electronics Releases X2 (CBB61) Film Capacitor II-49 Foshan Announces Availability of 0.01-2µF Capacitors II-49 GOVA Releases GRM15/18/21/31 Capacitor Series II-50 HolyStone Unveils First MLCC with Flashover/ Surface Arc Protection II-50 Lungchen Launches BL-PC Metallized Film Capacitor II-50

6. Recent Industry Activity II-51 Vishay Acquires Specialty Capacitor Product Lineup from Kemet II-51 CTS Acquires Tusonix II-51 Jaco Electronics Teams Up with Kemet to Expand Product Offerings II-51 Avnet Electronics Enters into an Agreement with EPCOS AG II-52 Mouser Inks Distribution Agreement with Arcotronics Group II-52 Campbell Collins Inks Agreement to Become Authorized Distributor of Kemet II-52 TDK Inks Business Combination Agreement with EPCOS II-52 Zonkas Electronics Appoints Easby Electronics as Authorized Distributor II-53 NOVACAP and Mouser Enter into Agreement II-53 Jameco Electronics Offers EPCOS Circuit Protection Devices and Capacitors II-53 Taiyo Yuden Forms Two Companies in China II-54 AVX Acquires American Technical Ceramics II-54 KEMET Takes Over Arcotronics II-54 AFM Takes Over TPL Microelectronics II-55 Taiyo Yuden Completes Acquisition of Shoei Electronics II-55 Electrocube Takes Over F-Dyne II-55 Kemet to Acquire Evox Rifa Group II-56 Nueva Generacion Acquires Assets of Cambridge Capacitor Limited II-56 Kazatomprom to Establish Tantalum Capacitors Production Joint Venture II-56 Xiamen Xindeco and EPCOS to Expand Chinese Joint Venture II-57 Aerovox Forms Partnership with Ningbo Shine II-57 Premier Signs Distribution Agreement with Cornell II-57 Anglia and WIMA Ink Distribution Agreement II-58 USI Electronics and Arcotronics Sign Franchise Distribution Agreement II-58 Digi-Key Inks Global Distribution Agreement with Johanson Dielectrics II-58 Mouser to Distribute Capacitors of Evox Rifa II-58 Mouser Expands Product Portfolio of Vishay Sprague II-59 TDK to Build New Ceramic Capacitor Plant II-59 TTI Stocks SMD Film Capacitors of Panasonic II-59

7. Focus on Select Global Players II-60 AVX Corporation (USA) II-60 CSI Capacitors Inc (USA) II-60 EPCOS AG (Germany) II-61 KEMET Corporation (USA) II-61 Murata Manufacturing Company, Ltd. (Japan) II-61 Matsuo Electric Co., Ltd (Japan) II-62 NEC Tokin Corporation (Japan) II-62 Nichicon Corporation (Japan) II-62 Taiyo Yuden Co., Ltd. (Japan) II-63 TDK Corporation (Japan) II-63 Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (USA) II-63

8. Global Market Perspective II-65

Table 15: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Discrete Capacitors by Geographic Region/Country – United States, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-65

Table 16: World 10-Year Perspective for Discrete Capacitors by Geographic Region/Country – Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for United States, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets for the Years 2006, 2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-66

Table 17: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Telecommunications by Geographic Region/Country – United States, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-67

Table 18: World 10-Year Perspective for Telecommunications by Geographic Region/Country – Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for United States, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets for the Years 2006, 2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-68

Table 19: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Computers and Peripherals by Geographic Region/ Country – United States, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-69

Table 20: World 10-Year Perspective for Computers and Peripherals by Geographic Region/Country – Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for United States, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets for the Years 2006, 2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-70

Table 21: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Consumer Electronics by Geographic Region/Country – United States, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-71

Table 22: World 10-Year Perspective for Consumer Electronics by Geographic Region/Country – Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for United States, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets for the Years 2006, 2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-72

Table 23: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Automotives by Geographic Region/Country – United States, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-73

Table 24: World 10-Year Perspective for Automotives by Geographic Region/Country – Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for United States, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets for the Years 2006, 2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-74

Table 25: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Aerospace and Defense by Geographic Region/ Country – United States, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-75

Table 26: World 10-Year Perspective for Aerospace and Defense by Geographic Region/Country – Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for United States, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets for the Years 2006, 2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-76

Table 27: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Industrial & Other Applications by Geographic Region/Country – United States, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-77

Table 28: World 10-Year Perspective for Industrial & Other Applications by Geographic Region/Country – Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for United States, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets for the Years 2006, 2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-78

III. MARKET

1. The United States III-1 A.Market Analysis III-1 Current and Future Analysis III-1 US Faces Strong Competition from South East Asian Countries III-1 North American Passive Component Sales Continues Its Downward Spiral III-1 Export/Import Scenario III-2

Table 29: US Exports of Aluminum Electrolytic Fixed Capacitors (2006 & 2007): Percentage Share Breakdown by Destination Countries (Value in US$ Thousand) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-2

Table 30: US Imports of Aluminum Electrolytic Fixed Capacitors (2006 & 2007): Percentage Share Breakdown by Countries of Origin (Value in US$ Thousand) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-2

Table 31: US Exports of Ceramic Dielectric, Multilayer Electrical Fixed Capacitors (2006 & 2007): Percentage Share Breakdown by Destination Countries (Value in US$ Thousand) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-3

Table 32: US Imports of Ceramic Dielectric, Multilayer Electrical Fixed Capacitors (2006 & 2007): Percentage Share Breakdown by Countries of Origin (Value in US$ Thousand) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-3

Table 33: US Exports of Ceramic Dielectric, Single Layer Electrical Fixed Capacitors (2006 & 2007): Percentage Share Breakdown by Destination Countries (Value in US$ Thousand) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-4

Table 34: US Imports of Ceramic Dielectric, Single Layer Electrical Fixed Capacitors (2006 & 2007): Percentage Share Breakdown by Countries of Origin (Value in US$ Thousand) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-4

Table 35: US Exports of Tantalum Electrical Fixed Capacitors (2006 & 2007): Percentage Share Breakdown by Destination Countries (Value in US$ Thousand) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-5

Table 36: US Imports of Tantalum Electrical Fixed Capacitors (2006 & 2007): Percentage Share Breakdown by Countries of Origin (Value in US$ Thousand) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-5 Product Launches III-6 Strategic Corporate Developments III-19 Focus on Select Players III-23 B.Market Analytics III-29

Table 37: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Discrete Capacitors by End-Use Segment – Telecommunications, Computers and Peripherals, Consumer Electronics, Automotives, Aerospace and Defense, Industrial & Other Applications Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-29

Table 38: US 10-Year Perspective for Discrete Capacitors by End-Use Segment – Telecommunications, Computers and Peripherals, Consumer Electronics, Automotives, Aerospace and Defense, Industrial & Other Applications for Years 2006, 2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-30

2. Canada III-31 A.Market Analysis III-31 Current and Future Analysis III-31 Export-Import Scenario III-31

Table 39: Canadian Exports of Aluminum Electrolytic Fixed Capacitors (2006 & 2007): Percentage Share Breakdown by Destination Countries (Value in US$ Thousand) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-31

Table 40: Canadian Imports of Aluminum Electrolytic Fixed Capacitors (2006 & 2007): Percentage Share Breakdown by Countries of Origin (Value in US$ Thousand) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-32

Table 41: Canadian Exports of Ceramic Dielectric, Multi Layer Electrical Fixed Capacitors (2006 & 2007): Percentage Share Breakdown by Destination Countries (Value in US$ Thousand) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-32

Table 42: Canadian Imports of Ceramic Dielectric, Multi Layer Electrical Fixed Capacitors (2006 & 2007): Percentage Share Breakdown by Countries of Origin (Value in US$ Thousand) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-33

Table 43: Canadian Exports of Tantalum Electrical Fixed Capacitors (2006 & 2007): Percentage Share Breakdown by Destination Countries (Value in US$ Thousand) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-33

Table 44: Canadian Imports of Tantalum Electrical Fixed Capacitors (2006 & 2007): Percentage Share Breakdown by Countries of Origin (Value in US$ Thousand) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-34 B.Market Analytics III-35

Table 45: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Discrete Capacitors by End-Use Segment – Telecommunications, Computers and Peripherals, Consumer Electronics, Automotives, Aerospace and Defense, Industrial & Other Applications Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-35

Table 46: Canadian 10-Year Perspective for Discrete Capacitors by End-Use Segment – Telecommunications, Computers and Peripherals, Consumer Electronics, Automotives, Aerospace and Defense, Industrial & Other Applications for Years 2006, 2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-36

3. Japan III-37 A.Market Analysis III-37 Current and Future Analysis III-37 Aluminum Capacitor Exports Headed Uphill III-37 Product Launches III-37 Strategic Corporate Development III-39 Focus on Select Players III-39 B.Market Analytics III-42

Table 47: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Discrete Capacitors by End-Use Segment – Telecommunications, Computers and Peripherals, Consumer Electronics, Automotives, Aerospace and Defense, Industrial & Other Applications Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-42

Table 48: Japanese 10-Year Perspective for Discrete Capacitors by End-Use Segment – Telecommunications, Computers and Peripherals, Consumer Electronics, Automotives, Aerospace and Defense, Industrial & Other Applications for Years 2006, 2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-43

4. Europe III-44 A.Market Analysis III-44 Current and Future Analysis III-44 Analysis by Geographic Region III-44 Analysis by End Use Segment III-44 Passive Components Market- An Overview III-44 End-Use Markets III-44 Relocation to Low-cost Regions III-44 Product Launches III-45 Strategic Corporate Developments III-48 Focus on Select Players III-50 B.Market Analytics III-51

Table 49: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Discrete Capacitors by Geographic Region/Country – France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-51

Table 50: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Discrete Capacitors by End-Use Segment – Telecommunications, Computers and Peripherals, Consumer Electronics, Automotives, Aerospace and Defense, Industrial & Other Applications Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-52

Table 51: European 10-Year Perspective for Discrete Capacitors by Geographic Region/Country – France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-53

Table 52: European 10-Year Perspective for Discrete Capacitors by End-Use Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Telecommunications, Computers and Peripherals, Consumer Electronics, Automotives, Aerospace and Defense, Industrial & Other Applications for Years 2006, 2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-54

4a. France III-55 Market Analysis III-55

Table 53: French Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Discrete Capacitors by End-Use Segment – Telecommunications, Computers and Peripherals, Consumer Electronics, Automotives, Aerospace and Defense, Industrial & Other Applications Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-55

Table 54: French 10-Year Perspective for Discrete Capacitors by End-Use Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Telecommunications, Computers and Peripherals, Consumer Electronics, Automotives, Aerospace and Defense, Industrial & Other Applications for Years 2006, 2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-56

4b. Germany III-57 A.Market Analysis III-57 Current and Future Analysis III-57 Passive Components Market – A Quick Scan III-57 B.Market Analytics III-58

Table 55: German Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Discrete Capacitors by End-Use Segment – Telecommunications, Computers and Peripherals, Consumer Electronics, Automotives, Aerospace and Defense, Industrial & Other Applications Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-58

Table 56: German 10-Year Perspective for Discrete Capacitors by End-Use Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Telecommunications, Computers and Peripherals, Consumer Electronics, Automotives, Aerospace and Defense, Industrial & Other Applications for Years 2006, 2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-59

4c. Italy III-60 Market Analysis III-60

Table 57: Italian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Discrete Capacitors by End-Use Segment – Telecommunications, Computers and Peripherals, Consumer Electronics, Automotives, Aerospace and Defense, Industrial & Other Applications Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-60

Table 58: Italian 10-Year Perspective for Discrete Capacitors by End-Use Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Telecommunications, Computers and Peripherals, Consumer Electronics, Automotives, Aerospace and Defense, Industrial & Other Applications for Years 2006, 2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-61

4d. The United Kingdom III-62 A.Market Analysis III-62 Current and Future Analysis III-62 Export-Import Statistics III-62

Table 59: UK Exports of Fixed Power Capacitors (2006): Percentage Share Breakdown by EU and Non-EU countries (Value £000’s and Volume in Kilograms) III-62

Table 60: UK Imports of Fixed Power Capacitors (2006): Percentage Share Breakdown by EU and Non-EU countries (Value £000’s and Volume in Kilograms) III-62

Table 61: UK Exports of Fixed Tantalum Capacitors (2006): Percentage Share Breakdown by EU and Non-EU countries (Value £000’s and Volume in Kilograms) III-62

Table 62: UK Imports of Fixed Tantalum Capacitors (2006): Percentage Share Breakdown by EU and Non-EU countries (Value £000’s and Volume in Kilograms) III-63

Table 63: UK Exports of Fixed Aluminum Capacitors (2006): Percentage Share Breakdown by EU and Non-EU countries (Value £000’s and Volume in Kilograms) III-63

Table 64: UK Imports of Fixed Aluminum Capacitors (2006): Percentage Share Breakdown by EU and Non-EU countries (Value £000’s and Volume in Kilograms) III-63

Table 65: UK Exports of Fixed Single Layer Ceramic Capacitors (2006): Percentage Share Breakdown by EU and Non-EU countries (Value £000’s and Volume in Kilograms) III-63

Table 66: UK Imports of Fixed Single Layer Ceramic Capacitors (2006): Percentage Share Breakdown by EU and Non-EU countries (Value £000’s and Volume in Kilograms) III-63

Table 67: UK Exports of Fixed Single Layer Ceramic Capacitors (2006): Percentage Share Breakdown by EU and Non-EU countries (Value £000’s and Volume in Kilograms) III-64

Table 68: UK Imports of Fixed Single Layer Ceramic Capacitors (2006): Percentage Share Breakdown by EU and Non-EU countries (Value £000’s and Volume in Kilograms) III-64

Table 69: UK Exports of Fixed Metallised Paper or Plastic Capacitors (2006): Percentage Share Breakdown by EU and Non-EU countries (Value £000’s and Volume in Kilograms) III-64

Table 70: UK Imports of Fixed Metallised Paper or Plastic Capacitors (2006): Percentage Share Breakdown by EU and Non-EU countries (Value £000’s and Volume in Kilograms) III-64

Table 71: UK Exports of Other Fixed Capacitors (2006): Percentage Share Breakdown by EU and Non-EU countries (Value £000’s and Volume in Kilograms) III-64

Table 72: UK Imports of Other Fixed Capacitors (2006): Percentage Share Breakdown by EU and Non-EU countries (Value £000’s and Volume in Kilograms) III-65 B.Market Analytics III-65

Table 73: UK Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Discrete Capacitors by End-Use Segment – Telecommunications, Computers and Peripherals, Consumer Electronics, Automotives, Aerospace and Defense, Industrial & Other Applications Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-65

Table 74: UK 10-Year Perspective for Discrete Capacitors by End-Use Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Telecommunications, Computers and Peripherals, Consumer Electronics, Automotives, Aerospace and Defense, Industrial & Other Applications for Years 2006, 2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-66

4e. Spain III-67 Market Analysis III-67

Table 75: Spanish Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Discrete Capacitors by End-Use Segment – Telecommunications, Computers and Peripherals, Consumer Electronics, Automotives, Aerospace and Defense, Industrial & Other Applications Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-67

Table 76: Spanish 10-Year Perspective for Discrete Capacitors by End-Use Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Telecommunications, Computers and Peripherals, Consumer Electronics, Automotives, Aerospace and Defense, Industrial & Other Applications for Years 2006, 2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-68

4f. Rest of Europe III-69 Market Analysis III-69

Table 77: Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Discrete Capacitors by End-Use Segment – Telecommunications, Computers and Peripherals, Consumer Electronics, Automotives, Aerospace and Defense, Industrial & Other Applications Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-69

Table 78: Rest of Europe 10-Year Perspective for Discrete Capacitors by End-Use Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Telecommunications, Computers and Peripherals, Consumer Electronics, Automotives, Aerospace and Defense, Industrial & Other Applications for Years 2006, 2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-70

5. Asia-Pacific III-71 A.Market Analysis III-71 Current and Future Analysis III-71 Asia Pacific Leads the Global Passive Component Market III-71 Demand for Aluminum Electrolytic Capacitors on the Rise III-71 Review of Select Markets III-72 China III-72 Focus on Next-Generation, Eco-friendly Electronic Components III-72 Capacitors Market – An Overview III-72 Aluminum Electrolytic Capacitors III-73 R&D Focus of Companies in Mainland China III-73 Film Capacitors III-73 Tantalum Electrolytic Capacitors III-74 Huaikan Emerges as a Key Supplier of Capacitors for Energy-Efficient Lamps III-74 Surface-Mount Technology and Ceramic Models Drive Capacitor Market III-75 Improvement in Product Features and Functions III-75 Jiangsu & Tongling – Key Sites for Capacitor Production III-76 Chinese Capacitor Export Market III-76 Taiwan III-77 MLCC Market III-77 Film Capacitor Market III-77 OC-CON Capacitor Production III-77 Hong Kong III-78 Film Capacitor Market III-78 Hong Kong Producers Concentrate on High- Capacitance Products III-78 Korea III-78 India III-78 Film Capacitors Market: An Overview III-78

Table 79: Indian Market for Plastic Film Capacitors: Volume Production (in million units) and Value Sales (in million INR) for the Years 2005 and 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-79

Table 80: Indian Market for Plastic Film Capacitors: Volume (in million units) and Value (in million INR) Exports for the Years 2005 and 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-79 Product Launches III-79 Strategic Corporate Developments III-82 Focus on Select Players III-84 B.Market Analytics III-85

Table 81: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Discrete Capacitors by End-Use Segment – Telecommunications, Computers and Peripherals, Consumer Electronics, Automotives, Aerospace and Defense, Industrial & Other Applications Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-85

Table 82: Asia-Pacific 10-Year Perspective for Discrete Capacitors by End-Use Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Telecommunications, Computers and Peripherals, Consumer Electronics, Automotives, Aerospace and Defense, Industrial & Other Applications for Years 2006, 2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-86

6. Rest of World III-87 A.Market Analysis III-87 Current and Future Analysis III-87 B.Market Analytics III-87

Table 83: Rest of World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Discrete Capacitors by End-Use Segment – Telecommunications, Computers and Peripherals, Consumer Electronics, Automotives, Aerospace and Defense, Industrial & Other Applications Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-87

Table 84: Rest of World 10-Year Perspective for Discrete Capacitors by End-Use Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Telecommunications, Computers and Peripherals, Consumer Electronics, Automotives, Aerospace and Defense, Industrial & Other Applications for Years 2006, 2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-88

IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

The report profiles 357 companies including many key and niche players worldwide such as AVX Corporation, CSI Capacitors Inc., EPCOS AG, KEMET Corporation, Murata Manufacturing Company, Ltd.., Matsuo Electric Co., Ltd., NEC Tokin Corporation, Nichicon Corporation, Taiyo Yuden Co., Ltd.., TDK Corporation, and Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are mostly extracted from URL research and reported select online sources.

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