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China polysilicon price may return to US$20-21/kg due to trade investigation, says SAS chairman

Feb 5, 10:35

MK Lu, chairman of Taiwan-based Sino-American Sapphire (SAS) stated that the price of polysilicon is likely to return to a reasonable level in China because China's government may...

Some tier-one solar cell makers at full capacity

Jan 29, 14:05

A few China- and Taiwan-based solar cell makers are fully utilizing their production capacities due to increased demand and therefore cannot accept new orders, while some tier-two...

Samsung reportedly replaces management team in Brazil market

Jan 23, 22:34

Korea-based Samsung Electronics has reportedly replaced its management team in Brazil despite the team's efforts helping Samsung to become the largest vendor in the country, defeating...

LED lighting chips to see prices fall in 2013

Jan 21, 11:48

ASPs in the LED market fell 20-30% in 2012. LED makers believe the price fall for LED lighting products will be relatively significant compared to the price fall of backlighting products...

International polysilicon makers unlikely to slash prices due to China probe

Jan 18, 10:53

The China government is likely to levy punitive tariffs on polysilicon makers from Europe, the US and South Korea in the first quarter of 2013. Recently, domestic material makers...

32-inch TV panels drop US$2 in price

Jan 7, 16:29

Open cell TV panels sized 32-inch have recently seen a 1% or US$2 decline due to TV vendors slowing down orders and preparing for new TV arrivals in the beginning of the second quarter...

Taiwan solar cell makers hope to increase prices by 5-10%

Jan 7, 16:24

Taiwan-based tier-one solar cell firms plan to increase prices by 5-10%. According to downstream solar firms in Taiwan, solar cell makers previously did try to increase prices in...

China domestic polysilicon price likely to increase due to anti-dumping probe

Jan 7, 11:03

The price in the solar supply chain has been relatively stable since the second half of the fourth quarter in 2012. However, due to the anti-dumping and anti-subsidy investigation...

ODMs reportedly to receive storage product orders from Facebook

Jan 2, 20:36

Facebook reportedly plans to outsource new storage product orders to Taiwan-based ODMs with both Quanta Computer and Wistron having a chance to land the orders, according to sources...

Touch panel supply and pricing keys to boosting Windows 8 demand

Jan 2, 16:08

Demand for Windows 8 will rely heavily on the supply and pricing of touch panels. Once touch panels can be supplied cheaply and in large volumes, sources from retail channels expect...

ESD solution provider Amazing Microelectronic debuts on Taiwan emerging stock market

Dec 25, 12:37

Amazing Microelectronic, a provider of ESD (electrostatic discharge) protection solutions, will debut on Taiwan's emerging stock market with an initial price of NT$55 (US$1.89) on...

Acer, Asustek to start up low price tablet competition

Dec 24, 22:40

After Acer reportedly plans to release a 7-inch tablet model with a price of US$99 in the first quarter of 2013, Asustek Computer is also set launch a 7-inch tablet with a price of...

Acer, Asustek to start up 7-inch tablet war in 2013

Panel makers expected to slow down production in 1Q13 to prevent further price decreases

Dec 20, 21:19

Panel makers based in Taiwan, China and Korea are expected to reduce production by 5-15% throughout the first quarter of 2013 in order to prevent panel prices from dropping even further,...

Motherboard players suffer an average profit decline of 20% in 2012

Dec 17, 21:51

Facing competition from notebooks and tablets, the PC DIY market continues to face declining demand, triggering motherboard players to compete fiercely over price to gain market share,...

Commentary: China anti-dumping tariff to stir domestic polysilicon price

Dec 17, 11:04

China reportedly will announce the preliminary anti-dumping verdict against US- and South Korea-based polysilicon firms in first-quarter 2013. This will affect the supply chain, which...

Touchscreen notebooks helping to maintain notebook ASPs during the year-end holidays, says Acer

Dec 12, 22:02

Due to demand for touchscreen notebooks, Acer has seen ASPs during the year-end holidays, rise from US$433 originally to US$477, according to company chairman JT Wang.

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.

Price of solar cells with mid-range efficiency falls to US$0.25-0.3/watt

Dec 6, 15:38

The average price of solar cells with efficiency in the range of 16.2-16.6% was US$0.3/watt in November, according to solar makers, but the price has recently decreased to US$0.25-0.3/watt...

Notebook ODMs seeking price cuts from component suppliers in 2013, say sources

Nov 29, 15:32

Taiwan-based notebook ODMs are requiring related chipset vendors and other component suppliers to lower their quotes for 2013 because of sharply declining notebook prices and high...

Upstream supply chain sees Surface RT orders cut by half

Nov 28, 21:28

The upstream supply chain of Microsoft's Surface RT has recently seen the tablet's orders reduced by half, and with other Windows RT-based tablet orders also seeing weak performance,...

Taiwan market: Samsung sets launch date, price of WP8-based Ativ S

Nov 27, 21:43

Samsung Electronics has launched its Windows Phone 8-based Ativ S for the Taiwan market in cooperation with Chunghwa Telecom (CHT). The model will be available in the local market...

AUO executive to return to court over price fixing charges

Nov 27, 16:06

AU Optronics (AUO) executive Steven Leung has returned to court to defend himself in AUO's LCD price fixing scandal where he is being charged with pricing authority over LCD monitor...

TV replacement demand stimulated by price drops

Nov 27, 12:19

TV replacement demand has been stimulated by the rapid fall in LCD TV prices. In addition, the depreciation of the Japanese yen has also given Japan-based vendors more flexibility...

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.

Notebook ODMs offer extra services to attract tablet orders

Nov 19, 22:55

With notebook shipments estimated to only have a single-digit percentage growth on year in 2013, notebook ODMs including Quanta Computer, Compal Electronics and Wistron, are aggressively...

DRAM contract prices stop falling

Nov 16, 14:05

Contract prices for DRAM held flat in the first half of November 2012, ending about four months of decreases, according to DRAMeXchange.

Taiwan solar cell makers hoping price drops will ease in December

Nov 13, 11:39

Taiwan-based solar cell makers expect China-based competitors to stop dumping their products in December when the off season begins, helping stabilize prices, according to industry...

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...

Prices for some TV panel sizes to hike in November

Nov 2, 14:11

Because Taiwan-based makers have plans to stop producing 32-inch TV panels and South Korea-based makers will reduce output, there will most likely be a shortage of 32-inch TV panels...

iPad mini US$329 price tag due to low touch screen yields

Oct 25, 15:36

The US$329 price tag for Apple's iPad mini is largely due to low yield rates for the device's GF2 (DITO film) touch screen technology, according to industry sources.

Taiwan market: Natural gas price frozen to end of 2012

Oct 23, 14:27

The Economic Affairs Committee of the Legislative Yuan in Taiwan reached a consensus on October 22, 2012 to hold the price of natural gas and liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) from now...

Large-size panel prices to remain steady throughout the end of October

Oct 22, 15:47

Large-size panel prices will remain steady throughout the end of October 2012, according to research firm DisplaySearch. LCD TV panels sized 26-inch will be priced at US$101 while...

Lowest solar cell price remains at US$0.35/watt in mid-October

Oct 17, 21:49

Taiwan-based solar cell makers have been keeping their lowest quotes at around US$0.35/watt in mid-October. Firms have been cutting capacity and would rather reduce production than...

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,...

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