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China market: Xiaomi to enhance its product portfolio to ramp up sales in 2017

Feb 20, 14:32

Xiaomi Technology reportedly will enhance its competitiveness by adding more mid-tier and high-end models to its portfolio in 2017 as it faces increasing pressure from domestic rivals...

China adds PV installation capacity of 34.54GWp in 2016, says CPIA

Feb 20, 13:29

A total PV installation capacity of 34.54GWp in power-generating stations and distributed systems was completed around China in 2016, accounting for 47% of the global total, according...

China market: Smartphone shipments hit record 131.6 units in 4Q16, says Canalys

Feb 18, 14:24

Smartphone shipments in China reached 131.6 million units in the fourth quarter of 2016, accounting for nearly a third of worldwide shipments, according to Canalys.

HTC takes VR lead in China, says Canalys

Feb 18, 11:06

Shipments of VR headsets totaled 300,000 units in China in 2016, making it the world's second-largest market with a 15% share, according to Canalys.

Digitimes Research: China smartphone AP shipments to fall 16% in 1Q17

Feb 17, 15:59

Shipments of smartphone-use application processors in China are expected to decline 15.9% sequentially to 145 million units in the first quarter of 2017, according to Digitimes Research...

China foundries planning FD-SOI process technology

Feb 17, 14:31

China-based IC foundries, such as Shanghai Huali Microelectronics (HLMC), are evaluating plans to offer FD-SOI process technology since they are less competitive in the mainstream...

foundry

China set to become leading semi equipment spender in next few years

Feb 17, 10:44

Globalfoundries recently made a media splash in announcing a reported $10 billion fab investment for Chengdu, China, but there are dozens of other semiconductor manufacturing projects...

China market: PV demand expected to be hot in 1H17, turn cold in 2H17

Feb 16, 16:08

As the China government will lower PV feed-in tariffs for PV power-generating stations and distributed PV systems to be established after June 2017, there is expected to be a rush...

Tight LED chip supply due to robust demand for lighting, fine pixel pitch displays

Feb 16, 10:17

Supply of low- and medium-power LED chips has become tight arising from strong demand for LED lighting and LED fine pixel pitch displays and consequently, several China-based LED...

China has 8 makers amid global top-10 PV module vendors in 2016, says firm

Feb 15, 23:06

Of the global top-10 PV module vendors by shipments in 2016, eight were China-based makers, reflecting China's domination of the global supply of PV modules, according to UK-based...

China market: Combined smartphone shipments of 5 major vendors to surpass 500 million units

Feb 15, 15:05

China-based vendors Huawei, Oppo, Vivo, Xiaomi and Gionee together are expected to ship a total of 500 million smartphones in 2017, accounting for nearly 90% of China's total smartphone...

Apple said to be testing China AMOLED panels

Feb 15, 12:25

China panel makers are looking to cut into the display supply chain for the iPhone, with news coming out that Apple is reportedly testing AMOLED panels from BOE Technology in consideration...

Andes growing customer base in China

Feb 14, 16:07

Andes Technology, one of the very few Taiwan-based CPU IP providers, has been expanding its customer portfolio in China at a gradual pace.

Oppo expanding production capacity in China, India to ramp up shipments in 2017

Feb 14, 12:26

China-based smartphone vendor Oppo has continued expanding its production capacity in China and plans to build up production lines in India in line with its plan to further ramp up...

China market: Asustek fails to reach DIY motherboard shipment goal in 2016

Feb 14, 11:57

Asustek Computer aimed to ship 10 million DIY motherboards in the China market in 2016 but actually shipped nine million units, according to industry sources.

SolarWorld shift to mono-Si wafers due to inability to compete with China makers

Feb 13, 21:19

Germany-based PV maker SolarWorld has decided to adjust its production capacity to enhance its overall competitiveness through a gradual shift from producing solar-grade polycrystalline...

Globalfoundries to invest for capacity growth in US, Germany, China and Singapore

Feb 13, 10:47

Globalfoundries has announced plans to invest in its existing fabs in the US and Germany, expand its footprint in China with a fab in Chengdu, and add capacity for mainstream technologies...

BOE Technology to set up OLED platform in China

Feb 10, 10:48

China-based display panel maker BOE Technology will cooperate the government of Hefei City, central China, to establish an OLED platform in the city to boost development OLED technology...

Hanwha Q Cells offers low PV module price in China

Feb 10, 09:49

South Korea-based PV maker Hanwha Q Cells won a supply contract for 280W PV modules made of monocrystalline silicon solar cells in the China market by bidding CNY2.6/W, equivalent...

Digitimes Research: China makers ship over 181 million smartphones in 4Q16

Feb 9, 11:05

Including export sales, China-based smartphone makers shipped a total of 181.8 million smartphones in the fourth quarter of 2016, up 4.4% on quarter and 12.8% on year, according to...

WPG profits hurt by LeEco overdue payments

Feb 8, 10:46

IC distributor WPG has posted lower-than-expected EPS for 2016 due to unpaid accounts receivable for products shipped to China-based LeEco.

WPG 2016 profits affected adversely by uncollected accounts receivable

Digitimes Research: China FTTx, mobile Internet-access user bases increase to 228 million, 941 million at end of 2016

Feb 7, 14:42

The number of FTTx subscribers increased to 228 million and 3G/4G mobile broadband Internet-access subscribers grew to 941 million in China as of the end of 2016, accounting for 76.8%...

Digitimes Research: 124.2 million smartphones shipped in China market in 4Q16

Feb 6, 21:00

There were 124.2 million smartphones shipped in the China market in the fourth quarter of 2016, increasing 8.0% on quarter and 5.3% on year and accounting for 29.6% of the global...

Top-3 China smartphone vendors grab nearly half of domestic market in 2016, says IDC

Feb 6, 16:10

The smartphone market in China saw a 19% on-year growth and 17% quarterly growth in the fourth quarter of 2016, according to IDC. For the full year of 2016, the market grew by 9%...

China foundry reportedly headhunting from UMC

Feb 6, 14:54

A team of as many as 50 United Microelectronics (UMC) R&D engineers has been headhunted by Huali Microelectronics (HLMC), according to industry sources. The purpose is to help...

Digitimes Research: China makers aggressively expanding AMOLED capacity

Feb 3, 16:04

Seven China-based panel makers have been expanding existing or setting up new AMOLED production capacities, with total annual capacity estimated to increase from 272,000 square meters...

China MIC 2025 results for ICs likely to fall short of its goals, says IC Insights

Feb 2, 13:33

China's government has a long-term goal to become self-sufficient with regards to IC devices. Its "Made in China 2025" (MIC 2025) plan was published by the China State Council...

Samsung and Apple remain top global semiconductor customers, says Gartner

Feb 2, 10:43

Samsung Electronics and Apple remained the top-two semiconductor chip buyers in 2016, representing 18.2% of the total worldwide market, according to Gartner. Samsung and Apple together...

India market: China smartphone vendors account for 46% market share in 4Q16, says Counterpoint

Jan 26, 12:12

Smartphones shipped by China-based vendors accounted for 46% of smartphones sold in India in the fourth quarter of 2016, up from 14% a year earlier, according to data compiled by...

Casetek shipping chassis to new smartphone client in China

Jan 25, 12:38

Taiwan-based chassis maker Casetek Holdings has landed orders from one of the top-5 smartphone vendors in China and has recently begun shipping products to the client, according to...

China December mobile communication user base grows to 1.322 billion, says MIIT

Jan 24, 22:15

There were 1.322 billion subscribers of mobile communication services in China as of the end of December 2016, increasing 0.17% on month and 1.24% on year, of which 170.81 million...

China software revenues reach CNY4.851 trillion in 2016, says MIIT

Jan 24, 22:00

China's software industry generated total revenues of CNY4.851 trillion (US$730.6 billion) in 2016, growing 14.9% on year, according to China's Ministry of Industry and Information...

Giga Solar Materials to start production at factory in eastern China at end of March

Jan 24, 14:55

PV conductive paste maker Giga Solar Materials is constructing a factory in Yancheng City, eastern China, and will kick off production of PV silver paste, PV silver-aluminum paste...

Giga Solar Materials chairman Jimmy Chen

China market: Foxconn to produce bicycles for startup Mobike

Jan 24, 14:43

China-based bike-sharing startup Mobike has reached a strategic cooperation agreement with Foxconn Electronics to jointly design, develop and integrate the global supply chain for...

Mobike bicycle

Digitimes Research: China smartphone vendors may favor local AMOLED suppliers over Samsung Display

Jan 24, 11:31

It may be difficult for China-based AMOLED panel makers to obtain orders from Apple and other international smartphone vendors at least in the next five years das they are technologically...

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  • Japan lowers PV feed-in tariff rates for fiscal year 2017

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  • Acer has not bought back own shares

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  • Taiwan solar cell makers hike prices

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