Friday 11 August 2023
TSMC, VIS unlikely to drop 8-inch foundry quotes
TSMC and specialty IC foundry Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) only negotiate prices when volume and long-term contracts are in place in order to maintain their wafer average...
Tuesday 8 August 2023
Handsets, tablets and wearables differ starkly in sales recovery momentum
Mobile phones, tablets, and wearable devices differ significantly in their shipment performance and recovery momentum in the Taiwan market. In particular, mobile phones sales are...
Thursday 27 July 2023
Innolux expects 7–9% increase in large-size panel ASP in 3Q23
Innolux expects large-size panel ASP to pick up 7–9% from before in the third quarter with LCD TV panel prices continuing to stabilize and increasing procurement of IT panels,...
Friday 7 July 2023
NAND flash ASPs to fall 3-8% in 3Q23, says TrendForce
OEMs have maintained their efforts to cut production. Despite this, it is expected that the NAND flash market will continue to experience an oversupply in the third quarter of 2023,...
Thursday 29 June 2023
Samsung, SK Hynix to score positive results in 2H23 from memory output cuts
Samsung Electronics and SK Hynix are expected to see their memory production cuts significantly generate positive results in the second half of 2023, after experiencing a slowdown...
Thursday 1 June 2023
Polarizer ASPs may rise in 2H23, says BenQ Materials
BenQ Materials expects its ASP (average selling price) for LCD polarizers to stay flat sequentially in the second quarter before bouncing up in the year's second half.
Monday 15 May 2023
Memory prices in a tug-of-war between suppliers and customers in 2Q23
Memory products will remain a buyer's market in the short term as inventory levels at suppliers are still at historical highs, and prices are caught in a tug-of-war between both suppliers...
Monday 8 May 2023
UMC revenue increases for 2nd consecutive month
Pure-play foundry United Microelectronics' (UMC) revenue increased for the second consecutive month in April.
Friday 28 April 2023
Galaxy S23 plays vital role in bolstering Samsung 1Q23 profit performance
Robust sales of Galaxy 23 series handsets have successfully prevented Samsung Electronics from slipping into operating losses in the first quarter of 2023, and are expected to continue...
Thursday 30 March 2023
NAND flash ASP to fall 5-10% in 2Q23
According to TrendForce, NAND flash ASPs will continue to fall but at a slower 5-10% rate in the second quarter of 2023, and whether prices continue to fall in 2H23 will depend on...
Wednesday 29 March 2023
DRAM ASPs to drop 10-15% in 2Q23
DRAM ASPs are expected to fall further in the second quarter, albeit at a slower rate, after falling as much as 20% in the first quarter of 2023, according to TrendForce. Nonetheless,...
Monday 20 March 2023
Global NAND flash revenue to continue slide in 1Q23
NAND flash revenue will continue to decline into the first quarter of 2023 despite lower drops in memory ASPs, according to a recent TrendForce report.
Friday 10 March 2023
South Korea semiconductor inventory hits record high
South Korea has posted a trade deficit for the 12th consecutive month in February 2023 due mainly to poor outbound shipments of its main export products of DRAM and NAND flash chips,...
Friday 3 March 2023
DDI supplier Raydium sees ASP remain under downward pressure
The display driver IC (DDI) provider, Raydium Semiconductor, has said that its revenue and ASP will remain under pressure in the first quarter of 2023, a slow season for the industry...
Thursday 2 February 2023
IC design houses worst hit among Chinese semiconductor firms in 2022
Up to 41 out of 80 Chinese semiconductor firms that have released financial statements for 2022 ended the year with operating losses. IC design houses were the worst hit due to multiple...