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Rising semiconductor inventory spurs oversupply fears, says iSuppli

Oct 12, 08:40

Semiconductor inventory levels may have headed into oversupply territory in the third quarter, according to the market research firm iSuppli.

FPCB makers 4Q10 revenues likely to drop on seasonality

Oct 12, 02:05

Taiwan-based flexible PCB (FPCB) makers are likely to post single-digit declines sequential in revenues in the fourth quarter of 2010, due to inventory corrections by customers later...

China market: National Day holiday sales help digest LCD panel inventory

Oct 11, 16:19

LCD panel makers have pointed out that sales were strong during China's National Day holidays. LCD TV prices are expected to continue dropping in the traditional peak season in America...

DRAM, NAND flash spot prices may see mild rise on inventory replenishments, says inSpectrum

Oct 8, 16:24

A mild price rebound may occur in the memory spot market after the week-long holidays in China, although pressure for downward adjustments will linger, according to inSpectrum.

Hard drive makers to see 4Q10 shipments remain flat or drop sequentially

Oct 5, 01:50

Hard drive makers expect their shipments in the fourth quarter to only remain flat and they might even drop slightly by 1-2% sequentially, as weak back-to-school demand has created...

China market: LCD TV sales to reach 5.5 million units from mid-Sept to Oct 10

Oct 1, 01:20

With TV prices expected to fall by 40% during the early October holidays, LCD TV sales in China are projected to reach 5.5 million units, according to TV vendors in the country. Despite...

LCD panel demand will be good in 2011

Sep 29, 01:50

Overall demand for TFT-LCD panel makers in 2011 is expected to be good, panel makers in the first half of 2011 are expected to benefit from the fact that inventory levels were adjusted,...

Rising inventories spur LCD monitor pricing declines, says iSuppli

Sep 15, 15:07

Inventories of desktop and workstation LCD monitors climbed in the second quarter of 2010 as shipments continued to outpace sales by a significant margin, according to iSuppli.

Capacitor distributor NDB asked to postpone shipments

Sep 14, 02:15

Nichidenbo (NDB), the Greater China distributor for Nippon Chemi-con's capacitors, has received requests from its clients to postpone third-quarter shipments to the fourth quarter...

China market: High channel inventory causing low notebook order volumes for October holidays

Sep 13, 16:15

As notebook inventory levels in the China channel are currently at around eight weeks, higher than the level of 50 days at the end of the second quarter, due to lower-than-expected...

VIS cautious about 4Q10 on inventory buildup at customers

Sep 10, 12:17

Specialty IC foundry Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) is cautious about sales performance in the fourth quarter of 2010, and there are excessive inventories at downstream...

Epistar sees modest August revenue growth, Tekcore and Huga posts slight declines

Sep 9, 11:42

LED chipmaker Epistar has reported NT$1.935 billion (US$60.649 million) in August revenues, up 1.7% sequentially and 55% on year. The weak growth is mainly due to a slowdown in demand...

China market: Fierce price war in TV market expected in October

Sep 9, 11:26

Fierce price competition is expected among the TV vendors in China during the National Day holidays in October as they seek to clear inventories piled up during the first half of...

Inventory dumping among traders in Taiwan, says inSpectrum

Sep 3, 15:37

The DRAM spot market saw some traders dumping more inventory to channels during the week (August 30-September 3), resulting in sharper price drops in the white-brand DDR3 segment,...

LCD upstream players to start unpaid leave policy in September

Aug 27, 11:19

Upstream players in the TFT-LCD panel industry are reportedly to start leave-without-pay policies in September as a result of weakened demand from panel makers who are reducing utilization...

Regional vendors impacted by first-tier notebook brands offloading inventory to emerging markets

Aug 26, 14:06

As first-tier notebook brands including Hewlett-Packard (HP) and Acer, reportedly are dropping their prices for older models and selling them in emerging markets to digest inventory,...

PCB maker TPT expects demand to pick up in September

Newswatch - Aug 25, 15:11

PCB maker Taiwan PCB Techvest (TPT), which focuses on optoelectronics boards, expects demand from customers to start picking up in mid-September. Orders have recently slowed down,...

Chip inventories swelling but no cause for alarm yet, says iSuppli

Aug 25, 10:47

Chip suppliers are reporting rising inventory, but the swelling stockpiles do not represent a cause for concern in the industry at present with demand expected to increase during...

IC design houses expected to see sales bounce back in September

Aug 24, 14:00

Taiwan-based IC design houses have seen their orders remain in low levels in recently although most notebook ODMs have stated that their shipment volumes will pick up later in the...

More module makers clear NAND flash inventory to channels, says inSpectrum

Aug 23, 11:01

A stronger price drop took place at the NAND flash spot market this week (August 16-20) amid inventory clearance among memory module houses, according to inSpectrum.

Mixed opinions on 4Q10 pricing for LCD TV panels, say Taiwan makers

Aug 17, 12:27

Some TFT-LCD panel makers expect panel prices to continue falling until the first quarter of 2011. But others hold the optimistic opinion that prices will rebound in the fourth quarter...

China market: Vendors start price war to clear LCD TV inventories

Aug 16, 15:28

China-based TV vendors and channels are already starting to offer price-cut promotions to clear their high LCD TV inventories in August in preparation for the upcoming National Day...

Second-tier LCD panel makers bracing for losses throughout 2010

Aug 13, 16:36

Taiwan-based second-tier TFT-LCD panel makers may not be able to report profits for any of the quarters in 2010 due to significant panel price drops and high inventory levels in the...

Inventory volatility packs supply-chain peril for global solar market, says iSuppli

Aug 13, 14:30

Radical swings in inventory levels for PV solar cells in 2010 are resulting in perilous market conditions that potentially could drive unaware companies out of the market, according...

Niching July revenues drop 10% on month

Aug 11, 16:42

IC material distributor Niching Industrial has announced revenues for July 2010 dropped 10% on month to NT$112 million (US$3.529 million), due to inventory digestion by memory module...

Richtek looks to sequential revenue growth in 3Q10

Aug 11, 13:54

Analog IC design house Richtek Technology expects its third-quarter revenues to reach NT$3.2-3.5 billion (US$100.72-110.17 million), representing an increase of 2.5-12% sequentially...

Chip inventories cast shadow on TSMC and UMC 4Q10 sales

Aug 6, 14:22

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) and United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) may see their revenues decline 12% sequentially in the fourth quarter of 2010, according...

Notebook inventory levels higher than normal in North America and Europe

Aug 6, 11:52

Notebook inventory levels in the channel in North America and Europe are currently at 5-6 weeks, higher than the normal levels of 3-4 weeks, due to weakened demand, according to notebook...

Pixart 2Q10 revenues miss guidance; sees weak 3Q

Aug 5, 10:41

Taiwan's Pixart Imaging, which specializes in CMOS image sensors, has announced revenues for the second quarter of 2010 grew 9.8% on quarter to NT$1.18 billion (US$37 million). The...

Handset panel inventory level increases in China

Aug 3, 17:01

Demand for handset panels in China started dropping in the second half of the second quarter of 2010 causing inventory levels to rise, according to market sources, as the China government...

LCD TV orders decline amid inventory pile-up in North America

Aug 2, 15:58

LCD TV inventory levels in the North America market have piled up to 2-3 weeks higher than normal, sending channels and vendors cutting orders and system makers lowering shipment...

AUO announces panel utilization reduction for 3Q10

Jul 29, 15:55

AU Optronics (AUO) has announced it will reduce its panel utilization from close to fully-loaded in the second quarter of 2010 to 90-93% for the third quarter to avoid inventory pi...

MediaTek lowers chip prices to help reduce inventory levels

Jul 29, 13:13

MediaTek has reduced its chip prices by a range of 5-15% since the beginning of the third quarter in order to reduce its inventory which in turn will affect the company's revenue,...

Taiwan makers optimistic about LCD TV panel demand in 4Q10

Jul 27, 15:49

The LCD TV market outlook in the third quarter remains uncertain, but panel makers are optimistic that orders will eventually pick up in the fourth quarter if not earlier amid promotional...

Adata suffers loss in 2Q10

Stockwatch - Jul 27, 11:45

Adata Technology has posted unaudited net losses of NT$419 million (US$13 million) in the second quarter of 2010, bringing net income for the first half of the year to NT$37 million,...

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