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Taiwan dollar appreciation is double-edged sword, says central bank

Jul 4, 15:29

Taiwan's central bank announced on June 30 a decision to raise the discount rate, the rate on accommodations with collateral, and the rate on accommodations without collateral by...

Taiwan, Korea LCD panel makers reduce output

Jul 4, 11:13

Taiwan- and South Korea-based TFT-LCD panel makers have lowered capacity utilization to decrease output since the beginning of June, hoping large-size panel prices will rebound at...

Taiwan solar wafer makers under pressure to hike quotes

Jul 1, 10:30

Taiwan-based solar-grade crystalline silicon wafer makers have asked South Korea-based OCI to lower polycrystalline silicon prices to below US$50/kg but the latter is sticking to...

Current condition and future prospects of LED: Q&A with Lextar chairman David Su

Jun 29, 15:57

As a LED subsidiary of AU Optronics (AUO), Lextar has been viewed as a LED backlight module maker. Recently Lextar has set goals to enter the LED lighting market. David Su, chairman...

David Su, chairman of Lextar

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...

Digitimes Insight: LED capacity growth to exceed 20% in 3Q11, sapphire substrate price to drop to US$20

Jun 27, 16:40

Many LED firms showcased the latest products and technologies at Photonics Festival in Taiwan 2011 from June 14-16. Here are some observations of the development of the LED market.

Lite-On reports record high revenues for 2010

Jun 24, 16:01

Lite-On Technology (Lite-On) reported record high revenues for 2010 and said it will distribute dividends of NT$2.92 (US$0.10) per share at its shareholders meeting on June 22. CEO...

Polysilicon suppliers face dilemma over price drops

Jun 24, 11:25

Quotes for polysilicon have been facing downward pressure and are likely to drop below US$50/kg.

Digitimes Insight: Japan small- and medium-size LCD panel firms gear up competition

Jun 21, 16:31

The media in Japan reported the news of an integrated new firm by Sony Mobile Display and Toshiba Mobile Display (TMD) on June 7, 2011. Shipments of small- and medium-size panels...

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China becomes third-largest panel producer

Jun 15, 01:35

China has become the third largest producer of panels behind South Korea and Taiwan.

Taiwan-based firms need to focus on niche markets to win, says AUO chairman

Jun 13, 15:50

South-Korea based Samsung Electronics has been a customer, supplier and competitor to Taiwan-based firms in DRAM and LCD panels. In order for Taiwan-based firms to win, chairman of...

Taiwan debates over necessity of nuclear power

Jun 8, 13:56

Arguments over the use nuclear power have been heating up in Taiwan since Japan's earthquake on March 11. Germany's recent announcement of shutting down all nuclear power plants before...

South-Korea polysilicon supplier OCI sets up office in Taiwan

Jun 3, 01:45

South-Korea based polysilicon supplier, OCI, held an opening party on June 2 for its Taiwan branch. According to industry sources, quotes from OCI have dropped to US$50-55/kg, but...

Contract price for polysilicon begins to alleviate

Jun 3, 01:20

The continuous price drop for solar wafers and cells have been causing immense pressure on Taiwan-based solar firms. According to industry sources, the contract price of polysilicon...

South-Korea based panel firms eager to develop AMOLED technologies, says industry source

May 31, 01:25

AMOLED has been seen as the future for panels displays. South-Korea based firms LG Display and SMD have been setting up AMOLED production lines aggressively. US- and Japan-based firms...

China market: Samsung aims to be largest vendor of LED lighting in 2013

May 20, 10:37

Samsung Electronics has been extending its LED production from backlights to lighting applications with China being the major market, and will shift production of LED lighting products...

SAS, OCI ink supply agreement

Apr 1, 01:15

Solar wafer supplier Sino-American Silicon Products (SAS) on March 31 announced that it has signed a polycrystalline silicon (poly-Si) supply agreement with South Korea's OCI. The...

Digitimes Insight: South Korea LED supply chain unaffected by Japan earthquake

Mar 16, 10:22

South Korea's LED supply chain relies on Japan's Kyocera and Namiki for sapphire substrates, and Nichia and Toyoda Gosei for epitaxial wafers, chip packaging and LED phosphor mater...

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Digitimes Insight: South Korea makers bet heavily on AMOLED technology

Mar 3, 12:22

Samsung Mobile Display (SMD) is a joint venture between Samsung Electronics and Samsung SDI. It was the main reason why Samsung's LCD business was able to remain profitable in the...

Protective component maker Polytronics wins PPTC orders for tablet PCs

Feb 22, 14:05

Since Apple's iPad 2 reportedly will not incorporate ALD/SLD polymeric positive temperature coefficient (PPTC) resistors, Taiwan's protective component makers will not be able to...

Ardentec to set up subsidiary in Korea

Jan 14, 01:55

Wafer probing service provider Ardentec plans to invest NT$353 million (US$12.2 million) to set up a wholly-owned subsidiary in South Korea, eyeing orders from local foundry chipmakers,...

CDMA iPhone to contribute strong sales to Foxconn and Pegatron in 2011

Jan 13, 01:15

Apple's CDMA iPhone orders could contribute about NT$1.9-2.1 billion (US$65.39-72.28 million) to each of its assembly partners, Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) and...

China may see LCD panel oversupply in 2H12: Q&A with Digitimes Research senior analyst Tony Huang

Dec 29, 15:08

Local and foreign players are scrambling to build next-generation large-size TFT LCD panel fabs in China, which is expected to become the largest LCD TV market in the world in 2011...

Digitimes Research senior analyst Tony Huang

LCD panel market to be better in 2011, says AUO executive VP

Dec 21, 15:11

With limited capacity expansion in 2010, and only South Korea's LG Display having ramped up capacity substantially in the past two years, LCD panel supply and demand will be more...

China to account for 59% of global MOCVD equipment sales in 2011, says Digitimes Research

Dec 14, 02:10

China will account for 59% of global MOCVD equipment sales in 2011, up from 35% in the first half of 2010, according to Digitimes Research. Taiwan's share will drop from 33% to 26%...

Taiwan government concerned about impact of US-Korea FTA

Dec 7, 15:25

With the US and South Korea having made significant progress in reaching a bilateral Free Trade Agreement (FTA), Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) is concerned about the...

Taiwan notebook vendors trying to be flexible about Korea conflict

Nov 25, 02:05

As conflict between North and South Korea breaks out, and both Taiwan-based panel and DRAM makers expect to benefit from clients switching orders, global notebook vendors which purchase...

Korea conflict may bring short-term benefit to the panel industry

Nov 24, 01:35

The conflict between North and South Korea is expected to bring some short-term benefit to the panel industry as vendors may start to stockpile inventory to avoid possible shortages...

South Korea and Taiwan panel makers to post sequential revenue decline in 3Q10

Oct 19, 01:15

TFT LCD panel makers from South Korea and Taiwan will begin announcing third-quarter results this week, with LG Display kicking off on October 21, AU Optronics (AUO) on October 27...

South Korea panel makers face shortage of BEF, say Taiwan makers

Jul 20, 15:38

South Korea-based makers of LED-backlit LCD TV panels are faced with short supply of brightness enhancement film (BEF) mainly due to increased demand arising from their new design...

South Korea exported US$300 million worth of smartphones, says Ministry of Knowledge Economy

Jun 14, 14:15

South Korea's smartphone exports topped US$300 million in May 2010, up 135% on year, according to the Ministry of Knowledge Economy.Overall handset exports however, declined by 29.8%...

A-Data signs NT$3.6 billion syndicated loan for capacity ramp

May 27, 12:21

DRAM module maker A-Data Technology has signed a three-year syndicated loan for NT$3.6 billion (US$112 million) from a banking consortium. The new funds will be used to secure more...

South Korea takes 32% market share of global handset shipments in April

May 10, 11:32

South Korea accounted for a 32% share of the global handset shipments in April, according to the country's Ministry of Knowledge Economy. In the fourth quarter of 2009, South Korea...

Korea-based Woongjin to expand capacity for mono-Si ingots and wafers

May 5, 14:41

South Korea-based Woongjin Energy will invest 270 billion won (US$242 million) to increase capacity for monocrystalline silicon (mono-Si) ingots to 1.1GW and wafers to 500MW by the...

South Korea aims for 5% share of global solar energy market in 2012, says Digitimes Research

Apr 14, 14:04

In accordance with its green energy blueprint to increase renewable energy's share of the country's total power output to 10% in 2020-2022, South Korea aims to increase its worldwide...

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