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Digitimes Research: September prices for 60W equivalent LED light bulbs fall in main markets
Jessie Lin, DIGITIMES Research, Taipei [Thursday 3 October 2013]

The average retail prices for LED light bulbs equivalent to 60W incandescent bulbs in the US, Europe, Japan and South Korea declined by 1.5-3.8% on month in September, Digitimes Research has found.

September average retail price for 40W equivalent LED light bulbs stood at US$21 in the US market, down on month by 0.5%; at EUR14.5 (US$19.50) in Europe, up 3.6%; at JPY1,774 (US$18.20) in Japan, down 1.6%; and at KRW14,698 (US$13.70) in South Korea, up 0.3%, Digitimes Research indicated.

For 60W equivalent LED light bulbs, September average retail price was US$26.70 in the US, slipping sequentially by 1.5%; EUR17.70 in Europe, down 3.8%; JPY2,564 in Japan, down 3.1%; and KRW14,941 in South Korea, down 3.2%.

In the China market, the average retail prices for 7W and 9W LED light bulbs in September were, respectively, CNY43 (US$7, unchanged sequentially) and CNY55.6 (up 0.4%).

Among international vendors, Osram's 40W and 60W equivalent bulbs for sale in South Korea had the highest lumen-price ratio of 69.2lm/US$ and 111.5lm/US$ respectively. In terms of average luminous efficiency, Sharp's 40W equivalent bulbs for sale in Japan ranked first with 75.6lm/W and Toshiba's 60W equivalent for sale in Japan was number one at 94.2lm/W.

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