340 news items tagged spot market
Memory spot prices start risingFriday 12 June 2020
Memory spot prices particularly those for DRAM have started to rise reflecting a pick-up in buying momentum prior to China's 618 shopping festival, according to industry sources.
Memory spot prices stabilizeWednesday 27 May 2020
Memory spot market prices have stopped falling, indicating consumer sentiment could be improving, according to industry sources.
NAND flash contract prices to stay flat in 3Q20Thursday 21 May 2020
NAND flash memory contract prices are expected to stay flat in the third quarter, as demand for notebooks remains stable, according to Wallace Kou, president and CEO of Silicon Motion...
Memory prices come under downward pressureThursday 23 April 2020
DRAM and NAND flash prices are facing increasing downward pressure, due to a slump in demand for consumer electronics devices, according to industry sources.
Memory module makers uncertain about 2Q20 prospectsWednesday 15 April 2020
Memory module makers have become increasingly uncertain about their outlook for the second quarter despite an influx of short lead-time orders for PCs, and continued strong demand...
Samsung cutting SSD inventoryTuesday 7 April 2020
Samsung Electronics is striving to lower its SSD inventory levels, a move which has raised concerns about the NAND flash market outlook for the second half of 2020, according to industry...
Flash controller maker Phison to enhance R&D for 5G, server applicationsTuesday 31 March 2020
NAND flash controller specialist Phison Electronics has disclosed plans to expand its factory site in northern Taiwan with total investment estimated at NT$1.4 billion (US$46.2 million),...
Nanya posts revenue decrease in 4Q19Monday 6 January 2020
Taiwan-based DRAM memory maker Nanya Technology saw its December revenues increase by a slight 1.6% sequentially, but revenues for the fourth quarter fall over 10% on quarter.
Power outage at Samsung fab to affect memory spot pricesFriday 3 January 2020
A brief power outage that took place recently at Samsung Electronics' production base in Hwaseong will have a short-term impact on the memory spot market prices, industry sources...
GlobalWafers sees order visibility improveWednesday 25 December 2019
Silicon wafer manufacturer GlobalWafers has seen better-than-expected order visibility for the first quarter of 2020, particularly for 12-inch wafers, according to company chairperson...
DRAM contract prices to stop falling in 1Q20, says DRAMeXchangeMonday 16 December 2019
DRAM spot market prices have begun to rebound, according to DRAMeXchange. Market sentiment has been strengthened while buyers are more willing to raise their inventory levels.
Silicon wafer makers see chipmakers reluctant to strike LTA contractsTuesday 12 November 2019
Silicon wafer manufacturers have seen their clients become more reluctant to sign long-term agreements (LTA) particularly those for 8-inch and smaller size products, according to...
Global 2Q19 DRAM market posts 9% drop, NAND flash flatFriday 16 August 2019
The global DRAM memory industry dropped 9% in output value sequentially in the second quarter, while the NAND flash sector stayed flat, according to DRAMeXchange.
GlobalWafers turns conservativeMonday 12 August 2019
Silicon wafer company GlobalWafers has turned conservative about its sales outlook this year, citing unfavorable macro factors affecting semiconductor demand.
Nanya expects double-digit shipment rise in 3Q19Tuesday 6 August 2019
Nanya Technology has reiterated its previous remark that the company's DRAM bit shipments are expected to register a double-digit sequential increase in the third quarter.
Memory spot prices to continue rallyTuesday 6 August 2019
Spot market prices for DRAM and NAND flash memory will continue rallying in the short term, driven by the ongoing trade disputes between Japan and South Korea, as well as suppliers'...
Memory spot prices rebounding, contract quotes to rise in AugustWednesday 24 July 2019
Spot market prices for DRAM and NAND flash memory chips have been on the rise since the beginning of July, and their contract prices may bottom out by the end of the month, according...
DRAM contract prices remain under downward pressure, says DRAMeXchangeThursday 18 July 2019
Spot market prices for DRAM memory have started rebounding recently and will continue their growth in the short term, according to DRAMeXchange. But DRAM contract market prices are...
Silicon wafer suppliers see demand fade, spot prices plummetThursday 27 June 2019
Silicon wafer manufacturers have experienced a slowdown in orders from the chipmaking industry, while spot prices for silicon wafers are falling fast, according to industry sources...
DRAM spot prices continue slideThursday 6 June 2019
DRAM spot market prices continue their downward trend in June, with prices for 8Gb chips falling below US$3, according to industry sources.
Taiwan memory module firms focus more on niche-market productsMonday 3 June 2019
Taiwan-based memory module makers have put increased focus on growing sales of their high-margin niche-market product lines to mitigate the impact of falling DRAM and NAND flash prices...
DRAM spot prices fall up to 15% in MayWednesday 29 May 2019
DRAM market spot prices have fallen 13-15% in May, and are set to continue their downward trend in June, according to industry sources. The price drops are being triggered by first-tier...
Falling SSD prices to drive greater adoption in notebooks, othersThursday 13 September 2018
NAND flash chip prices have fallen to the levels of two years ago, while SSD prices have hit their sweet spot, according to industry sources. Falling SSD prices are set to drive the...
PC DRAM contract prices stay flat in August, says DRAMeXchangeTuesday 4 September 2018
PC DRAM contract prices have stayed unchanged in August, with average prices for 4GB and 8GB DDR4 modules remaining flat at US$34.50 and US$68, respectively, according to DRAMeXcha...
Eight-inch foundries face unclear order visibility in 4Q18Monday 3 September 2018
Eight-inch IC foundries have seen order visibility become unclear for the fourth quarter of 2018, according to sources at Taiwan-based IC design houses.