360 news items tagged spot market
DRAM contract prices to rise 10% in MayThursday 29 April 2021
Contract market prices for PC- and server-use DRAM memory will rise about 10% in May alone, despite a recent slowdown in the spot market price growth, according to sources at memory...
Cryptomining demand for large-capacity SSDs surges in ChinaMonday 26 April 2021
China-based cryptomining hardware makers are "panic buying" all the available large-capacity SSDs from the spot market, according to industry sources.
8-inch silicon wafer prices unlikely to rise in 2Q21Friday 19 March 2021
Demand for 8-inch silicon wafers has been rising significantly along with increasingly tight capacity supply at foundry fabs, but prices for such wafers are not expected to rise in...
Taiwan foundries running at full capacity for mature processesWednesday 17 March 2021
TSMC, United Microelectronics (UMC), Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) and Powerchip Semiconductor Manufacturing (PSMC) continue to run at full capacity for their 28nm and...
DDR3 memory shortage worsensFriday 12 March 2021
Global supply of DDR3 chips has fallen short of demand by at least over 30,000 wafers, which has been pushing up pricing for the memory, according to industry sources.
DRAM prices to rise through 2Q21Wednesday 13 January 2021
DRAM contract market prices have risen 5-10% in the first quarter of 2021, and will continue their rally in the second quarter, according to sources at memory module makers.
GlobalWafers to raise spot quotes for silicon wafersTuesday 29 December 2020
GlobalWafers has run all its production lines for 12-, 8- and 6-inch silicon wafers at full capacity, according to company chairperson Doris Hsu. The silicon wafer supplier plans...
DRAM spot prices surgeTuesday 22 December 2020
Spot market prices for DRAM memory have surged recently and reached levels that are over 20% higher than contract market prices, according to sources at memory module houses.
DRAM spot prices to start rising later in DecemberThursday 17 December 2020
DRAM spot prices will start rising in the second half of December, with the rally set to persist through January 2021, according to industry sources.
Specialty DRAM, NOR flash prices rise in spot marketTuesday 8 December 2020
Spot market prices for specialty DRAM and NOR flash memory have begun to rise recently to reflect rising manufacturing costs, with the price rally set to persist through the second...
DRAM spot prices about to rallyThursday 3 December 2020
Spot market prices for DRAM memory are about to rally on an anticipated pick-up in end-market demand, according to sources at memory module makers.
Eight-inch foundry quotes to rise up to 40% in 2021Tuesday 24 November 2020
Pure-play foundries including Globalfoundries, United Microelectronics (UMC) and Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) have raised their 8-inch foundry quotes by 10-15% in the...
Memory spot prices stop risingWednesday 4 November 2020
Memory spot market prices have stopped rising since November, probably an indication of demand weakness as a whole, according to sources at memory module makers.
Memory module houses see demand in China disappointWednesday 14 October 2020
Despite a continued rally in memory spot market prices, channel distributors in China continue to see disappointing SSD and DRAM module sales, according to sources at memory module...
Memory ASPs may stop falling in 1Q21Wednesday 30 September 2020
Memory ASPs are likely to fall through the fourth quarter of 2020, but there are signs that they will stabilize in the following quarter, according to sources at memory module make...
NAND flash ASP to continue slide, says PhisonThursday 10 September 2020
Despite a recent pick-up in NAND flash spot prices, the memory ASPs will still be on a downward trend until Lunar New Year in February 2021, according to KS Pua, chairman for memory...
DRAM spot prices rise 10-15% in SeptemberTuesday 8 September 2020
Spot market prices for DRAM memory have rallied 10-15% so far in September 2020, according to sources at memory module houses. Huawei's aggressive chip purchases prior to new US sanctions...
DRAM spot prices riseTuesday 1 September 2020
DRAM spot market prices have rallied over 5% since last week amid speculation about Huawei building up inventory prior to new US sanctions against it.
Memory module firms post profit drops in 2Q20Wednesday 12 August 2020
Memory module makers saw their second-quarter profits eroded by the weakening of spot market prices.
SiC wafer spot market prices fall 20% from 2019Wednesday 29 July 2020
Spot market prices for SiC (silicon carbide) wafers have plunged 20% this year due to supply outstripping demand amid impacts of the coronavirus pandemic and worsening US-China trade...
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...