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China may levy 30-50% punitive tariffs on polysilicon from EU, US, and Korea in 1Q13

Dec 11, 10:35

China's government reportedly has made a preliminary decision to levy punitive tarrifs on polysilicon imports from EU, South Korea, and US in the first quarter of 2013 in line with...

Polysilicon contract price falls to US$17-18/kg

Dec 7, 14:23

The contract price of polysilicon has been falling from an average of US$20/kg in the third quarter to US$17-18/kg recently.

AUO Crystal obtains more M.Setek shares

Nov 28, 14:49

Taiwan-based panel maker AU Optronics (AUO) has announced that AUO Crystal, its solar material subsidiary, has obtained shares of AUO's Japan-based polysilicon subsidiary, M.Setek.

Polysilicon firms may reduce capacity to prevent further price falls

Nov 23, 10:55

The spot price of polysilicon has been falling to US$15/kg, close to the variable cost for many firms. Even industry leader, China-based GCL-Poly, saw third-quarter capacity utilization...

Solar polysilicon pricing in October declines by highest rate since February, says IHS

Nov 20, 14:48

Global demand and pricing in October for solar polysilicon fell at the highest rate seen since February, indicating that supply still exceeds demand, according to IHS.

Polysilicon spot price falls to US$15/kg in China

Nov 7, 21:49

The spot price of polysilicon in China has fallen to US$15/kg, close to the variable cost of many polysilicon providers. The contract price remains around US$20/kg. Downstream firms...

China adds Europe-based polysilicon firms to anti-dumping investigation

Nov 1, 14:51

China's Ministry of Commerce announced on November 1 that the government received requests to conduct anti-dumping investigations on Europe-based polysilicon imports in September...

Solar module prices continue to slide, but signs of recovery appear on the horizon, says IHS

Oct 31, 10:54

Overcapacity, a decline in pricing as well as slowing growth in key worldwide markets will serve to keep the global market for solar modules depressed for the rest of the year, with...

REC Silicon to produce semiconductor-grade polysilicon using FBR

Oct 17, 11:48

REC Silicon, the US subsidiary of Norway-based solar firm REC, held a product launch in Taipei on October 16, 2012. The firm introduced the polysilicon product made by silane, Siemens,...

Renesola sets up representative office in Taiwan

Oct 8, 11:03

China-based solar firms hope to seek closer cooperation with Taiwan-based peers due to the anti-dumping investigations in the US and EU. Firms such as GCL-Poly and Renesola have set...

Renesola

Solar industry to comprise of 4 major categories differing by technology, says NSP chairman

Oct 8, 10:49

Quincy Lin, chairman of Taiwan-based solar cell maker Neo Solar Power (NSP), has indicated that the solar industry will be divided into four categories according to technology - material,...

Quincy Lin, chairman of Neo Solar Power

No end in sight for polysilicon oversupply, says Solarbuzz

Oct 2, 10:59

Despite the fact that most leading polysilicon producers have been operating at a loss, polysilicon capacity is expected to grow 22% in 2012 and a further 18% in 2013, according to...

GCL-Poly determined to hold current polysilicon price, says chairman

Oct 1, 13:08

Market observers believe China's anti-dumping investigation against US- and South Korea-based polysilicon firms is likely to increase the price of domestic polysilicon supply. According...

Gong Shan Zhu, executive director, chairman and CEO of GCL-Poly

GCL-Poly chairman refutes rumor about month suspension

Sep 17, 10:28

Zhu Gong Shan, executive director, chairman and CEO of China-based solar firm GCL-Poly, has refuted rumors of shutting down company operations for a month starting on September 20...

Commentary: Large-size polysilicon firms in China hope for return to market forces after anti-dumping probes

Aug 29, 15:07

The China government is currently running anti-dumping and anti-subsidy investigations against US- and South Korea-based polysilicon firms hoping for large-size domestic firms to...

China may announce polysilicon anti-dumping investigation results at the end of September

Aug 29, 01:50

The results of China's anti-dumping and anti-subsidy investigation against US- and South Korea-based polysilicon firms are likely to be announced at the end of September, according...

ReneSola reports positive 2Q12 gross margin

Aug 28, 14:40

ReneSola, a China-based vertically integrated solar firm, has announced its financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2012.

China polysilicon firms urge government to conduct anti-dumping investigation against Europe peers

Aug 20, 11:59

China-based polysilicon firms have reportedly filed a request with China's Ministry of Commerce hoping the government will begin an anti-dumping and anti-subsidy investigation against...

Spot polysilicon prices drop to US$18-21/kg

Aug 17, 14:39

The spot price of polysilicon has been falling to US$18-21/kg recently, down 5-10% from US$20-22/kg available in July, due in part to reduced subsidies in Germany, according to industry...

China polysilicon price static as firms wait for government to announce anti-dumping investigation details

Aug 1, 01:15

Despite the possibility of anti-dumping investigations taken up by the China government against US- and South Korea-based firms, the price of polysilicon in China has remained static...

Commentary: China solar firms sandwiched between growing costs and shrinking market

Jul 23, 14:40

China-based solar firms have become a target for Europe- and US-based solar firms that are on the brink of bankruptcies. To protect the domestic solar industry, countries have been...

Anti-dumping investigations on US- and South Korea-based polysilicon firms begin, says China's Ministry of Commerce

Jul 23, 10:54

China's Ministry of Commerce announced on July 20 it will begin anti-dumping and anti-subsidy investigations against polysilicon imports from the US. The ministry also initiated an...

China government faces dilemma over polysilicon anti-dumping investigations

Jul 20, 16:06

China government has accepted complaints of polysilicon dumping made by its solar firms against US- and South Korea-based competitors and may start anti-dumping investigations, according...

GET to expand crystal growing capacity in 4Q12

Jul 2, 11:37

Taiwan-based solar wafer maker Green Energy Technology (GET) has 2GW of crystal growing capacity in Taiwan. The firm plans to lease another 1GW of capacity in China in the fourth...

Lin Hur-Lon, general manager of GET

LDK reports 1Q12 financial performance with write-down of US$91.1 million

Jun 27, 15:55

LDK Solar (LDK), a China-based vertically integrated solar firm, has reported its unaudited financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2012.

Crystalline solar module profits fall to single digits, says IMS Research

Jun 27, 14:57

Average gross profits of crystalline solar module manufacturers fell to just US$0.09/watt in the first quarter of 2012, putting huge pressure on suppliers according to IMS Research...

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...

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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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