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Digitimes Research: LED bulb prices in China up sequentially in May
Jessie Lin, DIGITIMES Research, Taipei [Friday 6 June 2014]

May average retail pricing for 7W LED light bulbs (equivalent to 40W incandescent) in the China market rose 4.2% on month to CNY37.4 (US$5.90), while 9W models (equivalent to 60W incandescent) increased 2.7% to CNY45.80, according to Digitimes Research.

Average retail prices for 40W- and 60W-equivalent LED light bulbs in Japan in May stood at JPY1,662 (US$16) and JPY2,423, respectively, with the former dropping 0.4% and the latter 9.6% on month, Digitimes Research indicated.

May average retail prices for 40W- and 60W-equivalent LED light bulbs in other markets were: KRW12,344 (US$11.10, down 13.2% on month) and KRW16,470 (up 0.7%) in South Korea; US$19.30 (up 0.5%) and US$22 (up 1.9%) in the US; and EUR13.4 (US$18.80, down 1.5%) and EUR14.3 (down 2.1%) in Europe.

LG Electronics' 40W-equivalent LED light bulbs and Osram 60W-equivalent models available in the South Korea market had the highest average lumen-price ratios of 71.0lm/US$ and 98.8lm/US$, respectively in May. In terms of luminous efficiency, Toshiba 40W- and 60W-equivalent models for sale in the Japan market 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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