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Digitimes Research: LED bulb prices in China fall in March
Jessie Lin, DIGITIMES Research, Taipei [Tuesday 8 April 2014]

March average retail price for 7W LED light bulbs (equivalent to 40W incandescent ones) in the China market slipped 11.0% sequentially to CNY33.9 (US$5.5), while 9W models (equivalent to 60W incandescent ones) saw a 2.9% decline to CNY44.0, according to Digitimes Research.

Average retail prices for 40W- and 60W-equivalent LED light bulbs in the Japan market in March stood at JPY1,643 (US$16) and JPY2,596 respectively, with the former rising on month by 0.6% and the latter by 6.1%, Digitimes Research indicated.

March average retail prices for 40W- and 60W-equivalent LED light bulbs in other markets are: KRW14,540 (US$13.6, flat on month) and KRW16,124 (down 0.3%) in South Korea; US$21.8 (up 8.5%) and US$22.0 (down 1.3%) in the US; EUR13.4 (US$18.5, down 2.9%) and EUR15.2 (down 13.1%) in Europe.

Osram 40W- and 60W-equivalent LED light bulbs available in South Korea had the highest average lumen-price ratios of 69.6lm/US$ and 113.1lm/US$ respectively in March. In terms of luminous efficiency, Toshiba 40W- and 60W-equivalent LED light bulbs for sale in Japan had the highest average levels of 74.6lm/W and 97.4lm/W respectively.

Content from this blog post was provided by the Digitimes Research Tracking team, which focuses on shipment data and market trends in the global mobile device supply chain. Digitimes Research provides quarterly tracking services for market sectors such as Global Tablet, China Smartphone, China Smartphone AP, China Touch Panel, Taiwan ICT and Taiwan FPD. Click here for more information about Digitimes Research Tracking services.

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