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Digitimes Research: China market sees mixed LED bulb pricing trend in June
Jessie Lin, DIGITIMES Research, Taipei [Thursday 10 July 2014]

June average retail price for 7W LED light bulbs (equivalent to 40W incandescent ones) in the China market decreased 7.8% on month to CNY34.50 (US$5.50), while 9W ones (equivalent to 60W incandescent models) saw their average price increase 2.6% to CNY47, according to Digitimes Research.

Average retail prices for 7W and 9W LED light bulbs in the Japan market in June stood at JPY1,662 (US$16) and JPY2,694 respectively, the former remaining unchanged and the latter rising 11.2% sequentially, Digitimes Research indicated.

June average retail prices for 7W and 9W LED light bulbs in other markets were: KRW12,520 (US$11.30, up 1.4% on month) and KRW14,972 (down 9.1%) in South Korea; US$19.20 (down 0.5%) and US$21.50 (down 2.3%) in the US; EUR13.40 (US$18.10, unchanged) and EUR13.70 (down 4.2%) in Europe.

Osram's 7W and 9W LED light bulbs available in the South Korea market had the highest average lumen-price ratios of 75.3lm/US$ and 108.3lm/US$ respectively in June. In terms of luminous efficiency, Toshiba's 7W and 9W models for sale in the Japan market had the highest average levels of 74.6lm/W and 100.9lm/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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