China lockdown
Surging COVID-infections have sent China locking down major manufacturing hubs, including Shanghai and Kunshan.
Friday 29 April 2022
Radiant sees China lockdown delay 40% of shipments for orders received in April
LED backlight unit (BLU) maker Radiant Opto-Electronics have had to defer 40% of shipments for orders received in April 2022 due to anti-COVID-19 lockdown in many Chinese cities,...
Wednesday 27 April 2022
Quanta resumes production in Shanghai
ODM Quanta Computer has restarted operations at its factory site in Shanghai's Songjiang district, according to industry sources.
Wednesday 27 April 2022
FPCB maker Flexium turns cautious about sales prospects for 2022
Flexible PCB specialist Flexium Interconnect has turned conservative about its sales prospects for the second quarter and all of 2022, due to concerns about supply-chain disruptions...
Thursday 21 April 2022
Foxconn says production at Zhengzhou site remains normal
As the Chinese city of Zhengzhou locked down some areas near Foxconn's main iPhone manufacturing base, the key Apple supplier has said production at the site remains normal.
Thursday 21 April 2022
China car industry hit hard by COVID curbs
China's auto industry is estimated to lose 20% of its production due to COVID-19 restricitions in Shanghai and its neighboring cities - a region, known as the Yangtze River delta,...
Wednesday 20 April 2022
Delta Electronics expects little impact from China lockdowns
Power supply and electronic components supplier Delta Electronics has already diversified its production sites from China to Southeast Asia and Europe, enabling it to mitigate the...
Wednesday 20 April 2022
China lockdown impacts Qisda supply chain partners, says chairman
EMS provider Qisda's factories mainly in China's Suzhou and Kunshan have been impacted by COVID-19 lockdowns there much less than its supply chain partners' factories in the areas,...
Wednesday 20 April 2022
Notebook and iPad production in western China impacted by eastern city lockdowns
Notebook production in Chongqing and manufacturing of iPads in Chengdu in western China are both witnessing inventory depletion for some components because of lockdowns in Shanghai...
Wednesday 20 April 2022
Network device makers see limited impact of China lockdowns
Taiwan-based networking device makers including Arcadyan, Gemtek Technology, Hitron and Sercomm have earlier relocated parts of their production lines from China to Southeast Asia...
Wednesday 20 April 2022
Auto suppliers urge Shanghai to reopen customs
If Shanghai does not reopen customs for imported products, its approval for 666 core businesses to resume production may be in vain for automakers, according to industry sources.
Wednesday 20 April 2022
AUO highlights uncertainties caused by China lockdown
COVID-induced lockdowns in China will trigger a global supply chain disruption, and it will take at least a quarter for the industry to recover when the lockdowns are lifted, according...
Tuesday 19 April 2022
Memory spot prices to continue slide in 2Q22
DRAM and NAND flash spot prices are expected to continue trending downward in the second quarter of 2022, prompting channel distributors to be conservative and to offload their inventories...
Tuesday 19 April 2022
Lithium battery price rally to end amid China's zero-COVID policy
Price rallies of lithium carbonate (Li2CO3) are expected to slow down as Shanghai adopted zero-COVID policy and electric vehicle (EV) manufacturers were forced to halt production...
Tuesday 19 April 2022
Quanta, Inventec striving to resume Shanghai operations
ODMs Quanta Computer and Inventec have said they are working with authorities in Shanghai to resume their local manufacturing operations as soon as possible, although they are not...
Tuesday 19 April 2022
OSATs say production remains normal in Suzhou amid semi-lockdown
Taiwan-based OSATs including ASE Technology have said their local manufacturing operations in Suzhou remain normal despite the city entering a COVID-induced semi-lockdown, but they...