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China government encourages cooperation between domestic and international LED firms

Feb 13, 15:13

China's LED industry is expected to face tough eliminations in 2012 as the price of LED products dropped drastically in 2011. The China government is determined to help domestic LED...

Digitimes Research: Japan develops substitutes as China tightens control over rare earth exports

Feb 8, 16:06

China has announced the total quota for rare earth exports in first-half 2012 is 25,000 tons. This is similar to the quota in 2011, said industry sources. However, a new regulation...

LED lighting

China government reportedly plans to raise import tariffs for LCD panels

Feb 6, 11:28

The China government plans to raise import tariffs for LCD panels by 3-5% in the second quarter of 2012 in order to safeguard the development of the domestic flat panel industry,...

China to hike TFT-LCD panel tariffs, says report

Feb 3, 15:39

In order to boost development of the local TFT-LCD panel manufacturing industry, the China government will increase customs tariffs for imported panels from 3% to 5% in the second...

China lowers solar FIT to CNY7/watt, says report

Feb 2, 15:03

China's 2012 feed-in-tariff (FIT) for user-side solar PV systems has been adjusted to CNY7/watt from the previous CNY9/watt, news outlet Solarzoom indicated in a recent article. The...

solar panel

Privatized solar firms in China unlikely to benefit from domestic market expansions, says report

Jan 16, 16:11

The low demand of the solar market in 2011 has been pushing China to develop its own domestic solar demand. However, according to China news outlet NE21, most power plants are under...

solar modules

China government not expected to issue TD-LTE operating license for the time being

Jan 16, 11:13

While China Mobile has been actively promoting TD-LTE, the China government is not expected to issue a TD-LTE operating license to China Mobile for the time being, according to industry...

China solar demand only benefits some firms

Jan 11, 01:20

China-based solar firms have been hoping that the China market will overtake Germany as the biggest solar market in the world. However, industry sources pointed out the 5GW of installation...

solar cell

China announces more solar PV system subsidies

Jan 5, 15:38

China's Ministry of Finance has announced the subsidies for built-in PV (BIPV) systems and normal solar PV installations.

Hua Hong, Grace complete merger

Jan 2, 15:49

Hua Hong Semiconductor and Grace Semiconductor, China's second- and third-largest contract chipmakers, have jointly announced the completion of a merger between the two companies...

Electricity shortage problem in China to continue, says report

Dec 28, 15:56

The rise of the renewable energy industry in China has been causing investments into fossil fuel electricity generation projects to decrease. According to experts from China Electricity...

China targets solar PV installations to reach 15GW in 2015

Dec 27, 14:59

The 2015 solar PV installation target for China's 12th Five-Year Plan for renewable energy has been increased to 15GW, 50% higher than the previous target. According to China media,...

solar cell

China solar installations in 2012 to reach 3GW, says report

Dec 22, 11:29

China's solar installations may reach 3GW in 2012, according to China news outlet NE21. Due to strong support from the central and local governments, the solar industry in China has...

China government to announce LED subsidies

Dec 21, 01:10

The LED lighting product subsidy program for the 12th Five Year Plan has been set up by China's National Development and Reform Commission and Ministry of Finance and will be announced...

Taiwan government to install 250,000 LED street lamps in 2012

Dec 19, 15:24

The China government has announced the initiation of the second round of replacing street lamps in selected cities, and the Taiwan government has aslo announced a plan to provide...

LED lamps

Growth of the LED market: Q&A with James Jenson, vice president of LED business unit at Veeco

Dec 13, 15:22

US-based MOCVD equipment provider Veeco currently ranks number one in global market share with 50%. Digitimes sat down with James T Jenson, vice president of Veeco's LED business...

James T Jenson, vice president of Veeco's LED business unit

China MOCVD equipment to reach 756 units in 2011

Dec 7, 01:20

The LED market in China has been experiencing low demand, however, due to subsidies provided by local governments, new installations of MOCVD equipment in 2011 will likely reach 420...

Europe unlikely to launch anti-dumping, anti-subsidy investigation of China-made PV products

Dec 2, 11:31

While the US Department of Commerce has launched an anti-dumping and anti-subsidy investigation of solar cells and modules imported from China, Europe, the largest market for China-made...

solar module

China solar firms with government support more likely to weather the current storm of low demand

Nov 30, 01:10

Some China-based solar firms are expected to shutdown operations and exit the market due to low demand. Industry sources indicated the firms that are experiencing problems are those...

China LED lighting subsidy may be limited

Nov 28, 14:48

Players in the LED industry may be disappointed as the China government's subsidy for their lighting products may be much smaller than anticipated.

LED lighting

China-US solar trade war looming

Nov 28, 14:10

Responding to the anti-dumping and anti-subsidy investigations taken by the US government on China-based solar firms, the Ministry of Commerce in China has announced to initiate similar...

solar cell

LED industry anticipates product subsidies from China government to be announced at 2011 year-end

Nov 17, 14:26

Recently announced plans by the China government to abolish the importation and sale of incandescent light bulbs has been boosting confidence in the LED industry.

China LED lighting market to experience rapid growth in next few years

Oct 14, 15:41

Studies show that total market size of the global lighting market (includes both LED and traditional lightings) in 2010 was US$79.3 billion. Demand is expected to increase due to...

Low demand likely to cause 10% of China-based LED chipmakers to close in 2H11

Oct 13, 14:19

Due to heavy losses resulting from weak demand as well as over expansion, about 10% of LED companies in China are expected to withdraw from the segment soon. The rapid growth of the...

Solar demand in China to boom

Sep 29, 10:04

PV system installations in China are forecast to reach 2.5-3GW in 2011, and expand further to 5GW in 2012, according to industry sources.

solar panels

China-based small- and medium-size solar firms struggle to survive

Aug 23, 15:34

China-based small- and medium-size solar firms have been marginalized by large-size integrated counterparts during the second quarter of 2011 when demand was low. The return of demand...

Capacity expansion by China-based integrated solar firms

Loongson continues developing MIPS-based CPUs

Aug 11, 11:20

MIPS Technologies has announced that Loongson Technology has licensed the MIPS32 and MIPS64 architectures for continued development of MIPS-based Loongson CPU cores.

Taiwan PC supply chain players facing bankruptcy crisis in China

Aug 4, 01:10

Taiwan-based PC supply chain players are facing a crisis of being bankrupted in China as the China government started executing new social insurance policies in July which will significantly...

SMIC appoints new chairman, acting CEO

Jul 18, 10:37

Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) has announced the appointment of Zhang Wenyi as chairman, an executive director of the board, and acting CEO of the company...

Taiwan-based LED firms invest heavily in China

Jul 8, 14:43

Taiwan-based LED firms have been aggressively entering the market in China. According to statistics, the accumulated investments into China from Taiwan-based firms have exceeded NT$40...

SMIC likely to face top management shake-up, says paper

Newswatch - Jul 1, 10:29

Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) president and CEO David NK Wang, along with other top executives including CFO Gary Tseng, chief business officer Chris...

China might delay issuance of panel facility licenses

Jun 28, 16:19

The LCD panel industry in China has been expanding rapidly. Many firms have been trying to enter the panel industry in China. However, due to oversupply concerns, the point of time...

SMIC wraps up deal to share ownership of Wuhan fab

May 13, 01:35

Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) and Hubei Science & Technology Investment Group announced on May 12 the formal signing of a joint venture agreement...

SMIC to draw investment from China wealth fund

Apr 19, 10:26

Contract chipmaker Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) has announced a definitive investment agreement between the company and China Investment Corporation...

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