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Polysilicon price in China to stabilize at US$25/kg once government begins anti-dumping investigation

Jun 22, 11:42

The price of polysilicon in China will stabilize at US$25/kg if the government starts anti-dumping and anti-subsidy probes into US- and South Korea-based firms, said industry sourc...

China-based polysilicon makers urge government to investigate dumping by US-, South Korea-based makers

Jun 22, 10:16

China-based polysilicon makers have urged the China government to launch anti-dumping investigations on polysilicon imported from US- and South Korea-based makers, according to industry...

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Additional production at 2012 year end may push polysilicon spot price below US$20/kg

Jun 20, 14:40

The spot price of polysilicon has been falling since the market downturn in 2011. The current spot price is around US$22-25/kg and is likely to drop below US$20/kg due to additional...

Quincy Lin, chairman of NSP

Commentary: China government needs to create projects with sufficient IRRs to save solar industry

Jun 19, 16:02

Some China-based solar firms have been falling into bankruptcies since the market downturn in 2011. Many polysilicon firms in China have been shutting down production. The China government...

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Commentary: Solar material and equipment firms competing with customers

Jun 18, 12:19

The large turbulences in the solar market have caused abnormal conditions in the industry. The contract price of polysilicon has reached an all-time low, nearly as low as the spot...

solar equipment

Digitimes Research: US PV inverter sector thrives

May 31, 11:49

Compared to the solar supply chain in other countries, the US solar industry has been thriving in sectors such as polysilicon, thin-film solar products and PV inverters.

Polysilicon firms face survival tests

May 30, 14:07

The price of polysilicon has been falling significantly since 2011. The current spot price is around US$20-22/kg. Many Taiwan-based firms such as Motech, and AU Optronics (AUO) have...

AEP production suspension is temporary until market clears, says Motech chairman Simon Tsuo

May 30, 01:15

Motech announced on May 29 plans to suspend production at its polysilicon subsidiary AE Polysilicon (AEP). According to Simon Tsuo, chairman of Motech, AEP has yet to achieve economies...

Motech

Europe-based polysilicon supplier seeking cooperation with China-based makers

May 29, 15:33

A Europe-based maker of polysilicon is seeking cooperation with China-based fellow makers mainly because spot market prices for polysilicon have dropped to US$20-25/kg which are lower...

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Motech shuts down polysilicon subsidiary

May 29, 15:30

Motech announced on May 29 a production suspension at its polysilicon subsidiary, AE Polysilicon (AEP). Motech indicated that employees at AEP will be laid off and assets will be...

Many China-based solar firms facing financial troubles

May 29, 15:21

As many China-based makers of polysilicon, solar wafers and cells have faced financial difficulties, a financial crisis may lead to some of them following the case of LDK Solar, according...

Evidence of polysilicon dumping by US- and South Korea-based firms easily obtainable, say industry sources

May 25, 16:27

If the China government begins an anti-dumping investigations against US- and South Korea-based firms, the process will take much less time to determine a result, according to industry...

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China anti-dumping investigation against US, South Korea polysilicon suppliers would hurt local downstream players

May 25, 10:33

Mainly due to the imposition of anti-dumping tariffs by the US on China-made solar cells, China-based polysilicon makers have urged the China government to launch anti-dumping investigations...

solar cell

Solar wafer maker GET reports full capacity

May 24, 01:40

Lin Her-lon, general manager of Taiwan-based solar wafer maker Green Energy Technology (GET), has said that orders have been strong and capacity is fully booked. Lin added that the...

Lin Her-lon, chairman of GET

China government focuses on illegal imports of waste materials that carry polysilicon

May 23, 11:26

The price of polysilicon in China has been low causing many firms to shut down production. Industry sources noted that washing waste materials causes pollution problems, and polysilicon...

polysilicon

Solar polysilicon pricing plunges as buyers flock to the spot market, says IHS

May 14, 12:26

With no sign that the oversupply of solar polysilicon is ending, buyers are shifting their purchasing activity to the bargain-basement spot market, contributing to a sharp 11% drop...

Commentary: Zero export tariff on China-made solar wafers likely to push down global wafer prices

May 11, 11:26

China-based solar firms have been demanding the government cut export tariffs on solar wafers to zero and allow polysilicon to be exported to international markets. This is likely...

solar cell

Commentary: China solar firms fight back for survival

May 4, 10:49

China-based solar firms who have been suffering have been accusing international firms of dumping polysilicon into China's domestic market.

solar material

Commentary: Long-term solar material supply contracts increase losses during industry downturns

May 3, 14:47

Long-term solar material supply contracts seem to stabilize the financial performance of solar firms during good times, but increase the magnitude of losses during down times.

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China solar material firms hope for free access to international markets

May 2, 12:28

China-based polysilicon firms have been filing complaints against US- and South Korea-based polysilicon firms for dumping in the domestic market. In addition to these complaints,...

solar wafer

LDK reports 4Q11 gross margin of negative 65.5%

May 2, 12:10

LDK Solar, a China-based vertically integrated manufacturer of solar products, has reported its unaudited financial results for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2011. According...

China polysilicon firms accuse US, Korea competitors of dumping

May 2, 11:28

The preliminary result of the US anti-dumping and anti-subsidy against China-based solar firms was to put a tariff less than 5% on solar product imports from China. This has been...

polysilicon

Wacker Nunchritz hyperpure polysilicon facility to soon reach full capacity

Apr 30, 15:17

Germany-based Wacker Chemie has announced that its hyperpure polysilicon production facilities at the Nunchritz site officially went into operation late last week. Wacker stated it...

Surplus supply of polysilicon pressures pricing, says IHS iSuppli

Apr 19, 11:51

An ongoing surplus in the production of polysilicon, the key raw material in the solar industry, will lead to excess supply, leading to further erosion in its pricing, according to...

Taiwan solar firms may seek government help in possible lawsuits with Europe-based polysilicon suppliers

Apr 17, 15:33

Taiwan-based solar firms signed long-term material supply contracts with Europe-based firms when polysilicon was in shortage. But due to low demand currently, Taiwan-based firms have...

solar cell

Commentary: Taiwan at crossroads of polysilicon production

Apr 16, 15:17

The solar industry in Taiwan has not been able to achieve self-sufficiency for polysilicon materials. In the past when polysilicon was experiencing undersupply, Taiwan-based solar...

Digitimes Research: Spot price of polysilicon in Greater China drops to US$22.5/kg

Apr 13, 13:58

The prices of solar products in China dropped slightly this week (April 9-13).

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Polysilicon spot price close to US$22/kg

Apr 12, 01:30

The most recent spot price of polysilicon has been reaching close to US$22/kg. Industry sources noted that downstream demand has been weak causing solar wafer firms to be reluctant...

China polysilicon firms face low capacity utilization rates and high inventory levels

Apr 12, 01:10

The falling price of polysilicon has been pushing more China-based firms into production suspensions. The ones that have continued operating are facing high inventory levels, according...

polysilicon

China-based solar maker LDK to lay off employees, say reports

Apr 10, 15:17

LDK Solar, a China-based solar firm, will lay off employees who have been at the company less than three years, according to media reports in China. Gintech Energy, Neo Solar Power...

solar panels

Europe solar material suppliers reportedly demand downstream clients honor contracts

Apr 5, 11:38

Europe-based solar wafer firms have been said to demand Taiwan-based downstream solar firms to oblige to the take-or-pay supply contracts signed between the sides.

polysilicon

Sharp announces planned shut-down of NS Solar Material

Mar 30, 15:31

Japan-based Sharp announced the plans to shut down polysilicon firm NS Solar Material, a joint venture with Nippon Steel, at the end of September 2012. NS Solar Material will be dissolved...

China polysilicon imports hit record in February, says report

Mar 28, 15:50

The total polysilicon imported by China in February 2012 reached 7,615 tons, up by 62.6% on month and 129.6% on year, according to China news media NE21. The report noted the figures...

polysilicon

Cast-mono wafer production expected to reach 2.4GW in 2012, says Solarbuzz

Mar 27, 14:18

Polysilicon and solar wafer prices fell approximately 50% in 2011. With demand for solar systems forecast to be down or flat in 2012, polysilicon and wafer prices are expected to...

Strict inventory controls in end market cause polysilicon spot price to fall

Mar 23, 10:55

The spot price of polysilicon has been dropping since mid-March from US$26/kg to US$22-25/kg due to slow demand from customers.

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