Thursday 18 May 2023
Tongwei dominates polysilicon industry
Tongwei, a Chinese manufacturer of polysilicon, has strengthened its position as the market leader worldwide. Bernreuter Research reports that in 2022, the company produced 1.6 times...
Thursday 23 February 2023
Polysilicon imports into China drop again
After an interim high in 2021, polysilicon imports into China dropped again in 2022, says Germany-based Bernreuter Research. According to Chinese customs statistics, imports of the...
Friday 23 December 2022
Polysilicon prices in China on sharp decline
Polysilicon prices in the Chinese market have sharply declined in the fourth quarter of 2022 and consequently, prices for solar-grade crystalline silicon wafers (made from polysilicon)...
Thursday 8 December 2022
Polysilicon prices decline sharply in China
Quotes for polysilicon in the China market is falling because a substantial increase in production capacities in fourth-quarter 2022 has sharply driven up supply, according to industry...
Thursday 18 August 2022
Polysilicon production in western China may affected by temporary power outage
The government of Sichuan Province, western China, has ordered factories there to temporarily stop production as the industrial power supply is suspended for being shifted to supply...
Monday 28 June 2021
US ban on Xinjiang-made materials may not change PV market
The US has prohibited imports of PV modules and polysilicon produced by some companies in Xinjiang, northern China, over forced labor concerns there, but this is unlikely to impact...
Thursday 17 June 2021
Spot market prices for wafer-use polysilicon rise by over 20%
Spot market prices for polysilicon have recently risen by over 20% to US$36-37 per kilogram from the level early this year, but silicon wafer makers will be little affected by the...
Wednesday 30 December 2020
Polysilicon, solar wafers in tight supply in China
Supply of polysilicon and solar wafers has turned tight in the China market, sending many Chinese PV firms signing long-term contracts to secure the materials, according to industry...
Wednesday 23 December 2020
Polysilicon market to see dynamic growth, says Bernreuter Research
After three years of nearly stagnant demand, the polysilicon industry is entering a new phase of dynamic growth. As photovoltaic power plants have become the cheapest source of energy,...
Tuesday 18 August 2020
Polysilicon, mono-Si wafer prices rise in China
Prices for polysilicon and solar-grade mono-Si wafers in China have risen by 40% and 15% respectively since early August, according to industry sources.
Friday 24 July 2020
China PV supply chain hit by accidents
Recent accidents at polysilicon factories in China's Xinjiang and Inner Mongolia are expected to prompt local governments to impose strict inspections on PV plants for public safety,...
Thursday 27 June 2019
SAS recognizes provision of NT$4.35 billion for polysilicon onerous contract
Solar-grade silicon wafer maker Sino-American Silicon Products (SAS) has announced the recognition of a provision of NT$4.35 billion (US$138 million) for an onerous contract for supply...
Tuesday 5 March 2019
Semiconductor polysilicon makers fail in venture into PV market
Semiconductor-grade polysilicon makers who entered the PV sector in the 2000s eyeing the fast growing demand for solar-grade poly-Si have suffered from sharp drops in prices for the...
Tuesday 15 January 2019
China solar wafer makers to demand polysilicon price cuts
China-based solar wafer makers, in the wake of increasing polysilicon output from local suppliers who are expanding production capacities, are ready o ask for price reductions for...
Monday 5 November 2018
China polysilicon prices continue falling in October
Polysilicon prices in China have been falling, with prices for first-grade material dropping from CNY91,100 (US$13,335)/ton in early September to CNY79,800/ton at the end of October,...
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