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China polysilicon imports in January-November 2016 grow 18.2% on year, says CNMIA

Jan 20, 14:22

China imported 125,800 tons of polysilicon during January-November 2016, increasing 18.2% on year, according to the China Nonferrous Metals Industry Association (CNMIA).

Asustek, Gigabyte, MSI to hike motherboard, graphics card prices in China

Jan 20, 14:16

Asustek Computer, Gigabyte Technology and Micro-Star International (MSI), due to continual increases in costs for processors, hard disk drives and PCBs as well as depreciation of...

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Catcher to establish new subsidiary in China

Stockwatch - Jan 19, 15:54

Catcher Technology has announced a plan to invest US$100 million to establish a wholly-owned subsidiary in Suqian, China for R&D, sales and manufacturing of materials, products...

China market: Asustek adjusts marketing staff for own-brand products

Jan 18, 16:01

In a bid to enhance competition in the China market, Asustek Computer has recently replaced its sales managers in China for own-brand motherboards, graphics cards as well as LCD monitors...

Xiaomi to not announce smartphone shipments for 2016

Jan 18, 13:55

Xiaomi Technology has decided to not announce the sales figures for smartphones it shipped in 2016 as the company is under a transition period, according to a blog post on the Chinese-language...

China adds PV installation capacity of 34.24GWp in 2016, says NEA

Jan 18, 11:32

Installation capacity totaled 34.24GWp for PV power-generating stations and distributed PV systems completed and on grid around China in 2016, higher than the originally expected...

LeEco to receive investment from China-based Sunac for CNY15 billion

Jan 17, 11:34

LeEco has recently signed contracts with Sunac China Holdings for the latter to invest a total of CNY15 billion (US$2.17 billion) in the former to acquire a 8.61% stake in LeTV, a...

Poly-Si PV modules lower than mono-Si in LCOE

Jan 16, 21:27

While China's National Energy Administration, specifically for use in model PV power-generating stations, has set a minimum energy conversion rate of 16.5% for PV modules made of...

Commentary: A lesson to be learned from China panel industry headhunting

Jan 16, 14:49

China's relentless efforts of headhunting from Taiwan's semiconductor industry have continued, with the latest target being Shih-wei Sun, ex-CEO of United Microelectronics Corporation...

Fab investment surging in China, says SEMI

Jan 13, 14:55

From 2004 through 2014, over US$70 billion was spent on semiconductor equipment and materials in China, according to SEMI. Over this period, assembly and packaging infrastructure...

Certification service provider Material Analysis steps up investment in China

Jan 13, 14:14

Taiwan-based certification service provider Material Analysis Technology (MA-tek) has disclosed plans to invest more than NT$200 million (US$6.33 million) in its operations in China,...

Kinpo Electronics revising production strategy, says president

Jan 13, 14:12

EMS provider Kinpo Electronics has been revamping its production strategy, with factories in China serving mainly for the domestic market, and plants in Thailand and the Philippines...

Kinpo Electronics president Simon Shen

China market: Pre-orders for Nokia 6 surpass 100,000 in 4 days, says paper

Jan 13, 12:06

Pre-orders for the first Android-based Nokia smartphone, the Nokia 6, have reached over 100,000 after HMD Global's launch conference for the smartphone in China on January 11, according...

Digitimes Research: December 7W LED light bulb prices in China market fall

Jan 12, 21:12

December 2016 average retail pricing for 7W LED light bulbs (equivalent to 40W incandescent ones) in the China market decreased 5.4% from October to CNY26.30 (US$3.80), while 9W models...

Shunfeng to expand solar wafer capacity

Jan 11, 11:48

China-based Shunfeng International Clean Energy, who makes poly-Si solar wafers, cells and PV modules, and undertakes PV power station projects, will invest CNY2.2 billion (US$318...

Wistron increases investment in Kunshan subsidiary

Jan 10, 14:16

Wistron has announced equipment purchases for its subsidiary in Kunshan, China totaling no more than US$195 million, with industry sources speculating that the equipment will be used...

China market: HMD Global launches Nokia 6

Jan 9, 16:05

HMD Global has launched its first smartphone, the Nokia 6, in the China market. The Nokia 6 will be available through JD.com in early 2017 at CNY1,699 (US$245).

The Nokia 6

Sharp plans to set up OLED line at Foxconn factory in China, says Nikkei

Jan 9, 15:28

Sharp plans to invest JPY100 billion (US$864 million) to set up an OLED production line at Foxconn Electronics' factory in Zhengzhou City, northern China, with production to begin...

China PV project winners seeking to use less efficient modules

Jan 9, 11:46

Some of the firms selected by the China government to construct model PV power stations in projects with total installation capacity of 5.5GWp are mulling using less efficient PV...

China software revenues reach CNY4.313 trillion in January-November, says MIIT

Jan 4, 11:09

China's software industry generated revenues of CNY4.313 trillion (US$649.6 billion) in January-November 2016, growing 14.8% on year, according to China's Ministry of Industry and...

Digitimes Research: China touch panel makers step into other product lines

Jan 4, 11:07

First-tier China-based touch panel makers, in view of decreased orders for projected capacitive touch solutions (out-cell) used in smartphones due to increasing adoption of in-cell...

Branded motherboard shipments to drop 10% in 2017 due to weak demand from China

Jan 3, 12:32

Worldwide motherboard shipments are expected to drop 5-10% on year in 2017 with demand from China already starting to weaken, affecting most of the players' shipments, according to...

SDP to set up 10.5G LCD display park in southern China

Jan 3, 11:38

Japan-based Sakai Display Products (SDP) has signed with the Guangzhou city government for cooperation to set up a 10.5G LCD display park in the southern Chinese city with total investment...

China market: Component order visibility weak from some smartphone vendors for 1Q17

Dec 30, 11:59

The visibility of component orders from some China-based smartphone vendors, notably Huawei, Xiaomi Technology and LeEco, for the first quarter of 2017 has become weak recently, according...

Foxconn boosting automated production in China

Dec 30, 11:04

Foxconn Electronics is automating production at its factories in China in three phases, aiming to fully automate entire factories eventually, according to general manager Dai Jia-peng...

Huawei Technologies relocates data center in China

Dec 29, 15:33

China-based telecom equipment vendor Huawei Technologies has relocated its data center from Shenzhen, southern China, to Dongguan, with the new data center equipped with 3,000 server...

China sets 2017 PV feed-in tariffs

Dec 28, 21:44

China's National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) on December 27 announced final feed-in tariffs for PV power-generating stations and distributed PV systems to be established...

China to lower terrestrial wind power feed-in tariffs for 2018

Dec 28, 15:40

China's National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) has announced a reduction in feed-in tariffs for terrestrial wind power generation by 5.00-14.89%, with the new rates to...

Lite-On Semi ramping GPP diode shipments to China, says paper

Newswatch - Dec 28, 15:33

Lite-On Semiconductor, a maker of discrete and analog IC components, has been ramping up shipments of its GPP (glass passivated package) diodes to the smartphone sector in China,...

If Apple shifts production to US, most China supply chain makers will not follow, says report

Dec 28, 14:58

If Apple shifts production from China to the US in response to US President-elect Donald Trump's calls for manufacturing in the US, most of its China-based supply chain makers will...

Compal shifting smart device production to Chongqing plants, says paper

Newswatch - Dec 27, 15:35

Compal Electronics reportedly has signed a pact with the government of Chongqing, China to move its tablet and smart wearable device production to the city with production to start...

China market: Smartphone users to be allowed to uninstall preloaded apps, says report

Dec 27, 15:08

China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) has published a set of preliminary regulations which demand smartphones sold in China beginning in July 1, 2017 come...

China sets latest 2017 tentative PV feed-in tariff rates

Dec 27, 11:22

The China government has set the latest tentative feed-in tariff rates for PV power-generating stations and distributed PV systems to be established in China in 2017, with the rates...

Unigroup Guoxin to hold over 50% of Yangtze River Storage

Dec 26, 22:53

China's state-owned Unigroup Guoxin has disclosed plans to invest a total of CNY19.7 billion (US$2.84 billion) in Yangtze River Storage Technology to hold a controlling 51.04% stake...

China Mobile to focus 2017 handset development on maintaining 4G+ competitiveness

Dec 26, 11:27

China Mobile has come up with a 2017 handset business development plan with a focus on maintaining its 4G+ competitiveness, according to the company.

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    Samsung PRO Plus 128GB microSD cards

    Samsung Electronics has unveiled its PRO Plus 128GB microSD card series, which is built with company's MLC NAND flash solution. With the introduction of its new 128GB microSD card,...

    Photo: Company, Dec 23.

  • Haier+Chromebook

    Haier Chromebook

    Haier, a major electronic product brand in China, showcased its Chromebook at Computex 2015. The company is mainly pushing its Chromebook into North America's education market.

    Photo: Joseph Tsai, Jun 11.

  • Aidmics+iSperm+inspection+device+for+pig+sperm

    Aidmics iSperm inspection device for pig sperm

    At Computex Aidmics Biotechnology showcased its iSperm, which inspects pig sperm. It is a tool for animal husbandry. Aidmics said it has sold over 100 iSperm devices since its launch,...

    Photo: Julian Ho, Digitimes, Jun 10.

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    Asustek ZenFone series

    Asustek Computer has unveiled in Las Vegas its latest product lineup including the Intel-based entry-level ZenFone smartphone series, the new PadFone mini smartphone, the PadFone...

    Photo: Digitimes, Jan 7.

  • Xiaomi+3+smartphone

    Xiaomi 3 smartphone

    China-based vendor Xiaomi Technology on September 5 unveiled Xiaomi 3 (third-generation) smartphone in Beijing for launch in the China market in mid-October 2013. Xiaomi 3 has two...

    Photo: Company, Sep 9.

China smartphone touch-panel industry 2016 forecast
Trends and forecasts for the China FPD industry, 2014-2017

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