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DDR3 prices to rise above DDR2 soon, say makers

Nov 11, 10:28

With PC OEMs pushing the migration to DDR3, the next mainstream memory chip will soon be traded above the ASP for DDR2 chips in both spot and contract markets, according to sources...

Samsung, Hynix continue to expand DRAM presence, says DRAMeXchange

Nov 9, 15:08

Global DRAM revenues increased 40.7% on quarter to US$5.719 billion in the third quarter of 2009, according to DRAMeXchange. Samsung Electronics' and Hynix Semiconductor's combined...

Buyers shift attention to DDR3 in spot market, says inSpectrum

Nov 6, 16:35

With the DRAM market continuing to experience tight DDR2 supply in the contract market, buyers in the spot market have shifted their attention to DDR3 this week (November 3-6), resulting...

PSC receives eTT DRAM orders from system makers

Nov 6, 11:52

Powerchip Semiconductor (PSC), which mainly supplies effectively tested (eTT) DRAM chips to module customers, has recently landed orders from Taiwan- and US-based system vendors,...

DRAM spot pricing continues going up on tightening supply concerns, says inSpectrum

Oct 30, 17:11

Amid concerns about tightening DDR2 supply, DRAM spot pricing continued going up this week (October 26-30). NAND flash pricing, on the other hand, continued trending downward on weakened...

China poly-Si makers plan to hike spot quotes, say Taiwan makers

Oct 29, 14:46

China-based poly-Si material makers plan to follow moves by solar-grade crystalline silicon wafer makers to raise their spot market prices, slightly hiking their spot quotes by 1.5-2%,...

Solar cell maker Motech sees continued losses in 3Q09

Oct 28, 14:20

Motech Industries, Taiwan's largest crystalline silicon solar cell maker, has reported it suffering a continued net operating loss and net loss in the third quarter of 2009.

Poly-Si spot price remains at US$60/kg

Oct 19, 10:26

International spot market price for polycrystalline silicon (poly-Si) remains stable at US$60/kg, defying previous expectations that it would drop below US$60 in October, according...

DRAM suppliers hike prices, says inSpectrum

Oct 16, 16:40

The strong price upside for DRAM in the spot market continued in this week (October 12-16), following price hikes by some vendors and module makers, according to inSpectrum. But NAND...

China-based solar-grade wafer suppliers looking to hike spot prices in November, say Taiwan makers

Oct 14, 10:48

Some China-based makers of solar-grade crystalline silicon wafers, in view of rebounding global demand for photovoltaic (PV) products, plan to raise their quotes in the spot market...

Bullish outlook further drives DRAM spot pricing, says inSpectrum

Oct 9, 17:10

Backed by a broad consensus that DDR2 supply is in short supply, the recent holidays in China have further sent traders sourcing more chips to prepare for potential post-holiday rise...

DDR2 contract prices surpass DDR3 in 1H October

Oct 9, 15:06

Contract quotes for 2GB DDR2 modules went up to US$31.50 on average in the first half of October 2009, exceeding the level of US$31 that DDR3 parts achieved, according to data from...

Poly-Si spot prices unlikely to drop below US$40/kg in 2010, say Taiwan makers

Oct 7, 12:28

While oversupply of polycrystalline silicon (poly-Si) is expected in 2010 because of new capacities coming online, spot quotes for the material are unlikely to fall below US$40/kg...

DRAM and NAND flash spot pricing remains strong, says inSpectrum

Oct 2, 16:02

Spot pricing for both DRAM and NAND flash remained strong this week (September 28-October 2). Only minimal changes were observed late in the week after the National Day holidays began...

DDR2 price rally may last no more than six months, says analyst

Oct 1, 12:00

Prices of DDR2 chips will continue to enjoy a rally and probably surge over those quoted for DDR3 parts, but the honeymoon period is expected to last for six months at best before...

Samsung stops selling DRAM chips to Taiwan market, say Taiwan makers

Sep 29, 14:48

Samsung Electronics has decided that for the time being it will only sell DRAM modules to its Taiwan-based customers including module makers, and not DRAM chips, according to industry...

Major Europe PV module makers cut prices for 4Q09, say sources

Sep 29, 11:25

Major makers of photovoltaic (PV) modules in Europe, due to decreased cost of polycrystalline silicon (poly-Si) and the upcoming slow season, have reduced their quotes from 2.1-2.2...

DDR2 spot prices hit US$2 earlier than expected

Sep 28, 11:41

Recent spot prices for DDR2 1Gb 800MHz chips climbed to US$2, according to DRAMeXchange. The growth momentum accelerated faster than previously expected, and may enable upstream memory...

DRAM and NAND flash spot pricing gains momentum, says inSpectrum

Sep 25, 16:52

Buoyed by strong pricing in the contract market, spot prices of mainstream DRAM and NAND flash chips enjoyed a big jump this week (September 21-25), according to inSpectrum.

DDR2 spot prices approaching US$2 faster than expected

Sep 25, 14:03

Spot prices for 1G DDR2 chips are approaching US$2 faster than expected, as major Taiwan-based suppliers are experiencing issues ramping up their production, according to industry...

Strong DRAM spot pricing sustained, says inSpectrum

Sep 18, 17:01

Similar to last week, brisk sales in the memory spot markets have continued from September 14-18, resulting in stable pricing for both DRAM and NAND flash, according to inSpectrum.

DDR2 spot pricing to hit US$2, says Nanya VP

Sep 18, 15:31

Spot pricing for 1Gb DDR2 chips is likely to reach US$2 after October, as the supply will continue to lag demand, according to Pai Pei-Lin, vice president and spokesperson of Nanya...

Nanya spokesperson Pei-Lin Pai

Solar cell maker Gintech to amend wafer supply contract with MEMC

Sep 18, 12:36

Taiwan-based solar cell maker Gintech Energy on September 17 announced it will amend a supply contract of solar-grade crystalline silicon wafers with MEMC Electronic Materials, with...

Suppliers cut poly-Si spot quotes but buyers asking for more reductions

Sep 16, 11:49

International suppliers of polycrystalline silicon (poly-Si) have lowered their spot market quotes from US$65-70/kg in August to US$65/kg currently, but buyers are asking for prices...

DDR2 spot pricing to continue rally until end-2009

Sep 15, 15:12

Spot prices for 1Gb DDR2 are expected to hit US$1.8 soon, and climb further to approach US$2 at the end of 2009, according to DRAM module houses. The growth momentum reflects increased...

DRAM contract prices up 5-8% in 1H September, says DRAMeXchange

Sep 8, 12:03

Contract pricing for 1Gb DDR2 and 1Gb DDR3 have continued growth momentum to average US$1.53 and US$1.66, respectively, up 8.5% and 5.1% sequentially in the first half of September,...

Upcoming holidays in China spur DRAM and NAND flash spot pricing, says inSpectrum

Sep 4, 16:22

The upcoming National Day holiday in China has spurred spot pricing for both DRAM and NAND flash this week (August 31-September 4) as distributors in the Greater China region have...

DRAM maker PSC revenues down more than 47% on year in August

Sep 3, 12:12

Powerchip Semiconductor Corporation (PSC) has announced revenues for August 2009 slid 47.57% on year to NT$2.64 billion (US$80 million), showing improvement compared to revenue drops...

DDR2-DDR3 crossover draws near

Sep 2, 11:27

The crossover between DDR2 and DDR3 pricing may take place soon, and is expected to benefit Taiwan's struggling DRAM makers in the short term, according to market sources.

DRAM and NAND flash spot prices flat this week, says inSpectrum

Aug 28, 17:08

Spot pricing for both DRAM and NAND flash remained stable this week (August 24-28) with only a mild price rise being observed, said inSpectrum. The spot price of the mainstream 1Gb...

Spot quotes for poly-Si may not rise in 4Q09, say Taiwan makers

Aug 28, 10:13

Rebounding demand in the solar cell market has pushed up polysilicon (poly-Si) spot prices, reaching US$70-75/kg in August, according to industry sources in Taiwan. But as solar wafer...

Crackdown on unlicensed flash cards not impacting NAND flash prices, say module makers

Aug 20, 15:19

Although SanDisk has stepped up its efforts trying to block shipments of unlicensed NAND flash cards, spot prices for NAND flash have remained stable and seen little impact from the...

DDR2 spot pricing hits US$1.50

Aug 20, 10:41

DDR2 spot pricing has continued its rally to surpass US$1.50, coming closer or even meeting suppliers' cost levels, according to industry sources. The price hike may cause PC OEMs...

DRAM module maker PQI to issue CBs, new shares

Stockwatch - Aug 17, 15:39

DRAM module maker Power Quotient International (PQI) plans to issue five-year domestic convertible bonds (CBs) worth no more than NT$600 million (US$18.2 million) to strengthen its...

Taiwan solar makers hold mixed views on poly-Si price trends

Aug 13, 16:23

Some Taiwan-based solar wafer and solar cell makers expect poly-Si spot market prices will stand at about US$70/kg in the second half of 2009 and slightly decline in 2010, whereas...

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