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Taiwan makers expected to compete for China government LED lighting procurement

Apr 29, 21:21

China's National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) will subsidize procurement of 30 million LED lighting products in 2013 through open-bid competition, and major Taiwan-based...

China government may raise TV panel tariffs from 5% to 8% in July

Apr 29, 16:05

The China government may increase tariffs on TV panels sized 32-inch and above from 5% to 8% by the end of July 2013 in an effort to further promote local panel makers, according...

China LED tube, light bulb penetration rate to exceed 15% in 2013

Apr 17, 22:14

Under the 12th Five-Year Plan, local governments in China continue to promote LED lighting. Due to lack of strong international sales in 2012, China-based LED lighting firms have...

Digitimes Research: China solar makers faced with high debts and government policy shifts

Apr 17, 14:49

China-based makers' solar product shipments to Europe have been falling due to the ongoing trade dispute, but their shipments to the US, Japan and the domestic market have been rising...

Commentary: Sanan financial report scandal stirs subsidy controversy

Apr 15, 11:34

China-based LED industry leader Sanan Optoelectronics has been accused of falsifying financial reports, according to China-based media. This has sparked a debate concerning what critics...

China LED firms shift investment focus to downstream segments

Apr 1, 11:26

China government's subsidy programs for upstream LED firms have been causing oversupply of LED chips, inflicting losses on Taiwan-based LED chipmakers. However, the subsidy programs...

Digitimes Research: China 2013 rare earth mining targeted at 46,900 tons

Mar 29, 10:54

To prevent an oversupply of rare earth materials, China's 2013 rare earth mining target is only half that of 2012, at 46,900 tons. China's export quota has been around 30,000 tons...

Suntech executives hope to continue cooperation with Taiwan solar cell partners

Mar 27, 20:14

Executives from China-based solar firm Wuxi Suntech have visited Taiwan to hold talks with solar cell OEM firms. Wuxi Suntech hopes to continue cooperation with Taiwan-based solar...

Suntech went from dominance to insolvency in two years due to multiple factors, says IHS

Mar 25, 14:03

Suntech Power's epic plunge from solar module dominance to bankruptcy comes as the result of misplaced investments, a misguided pricing strategy, anti-dumping action in the US and...

Commentary: The rise and the possible fall of Suntech

Mar 15, 14:40

Suntech Power Holdings, a China-based solar module giant, said on March 11, 2013, that it has signed a forbearance agreement with the holders of more than 60% of the firm's 3% convertible...

Commentary: Nuclear dispute creates opportunity for LED lighting firms

Mar 12, 14:02

Whether Taiwan needs another nuclear power plant has been under heated debate. As more people question the safety of a new nuclear power plant that is being constructed, LED firms...

China government in discussions whether to issue another wave of energy-saving subsidies

Feb 21, 14:57

The China government is reportedly in discussions over issuing new energy-saving subsidies to consumers for purchasing flat screen TVs and home electronics products such as washing...

China likely to announce polysilicon probe preliminary results in April or May, say international material providers

Feb 20, 21:53

The China government was expected to announce the preliminary results of its anti-dumping and anti-subsidy investigation against polysilicon firms from the EU, US, and South Korea...

China reportedly to delay verdict on polysilicon probe to March

Feb 20, 14:51

China's Ministry of Commerce originally planned to announce the preliminary result of its anti-dumping and anti-subsidy investigation against polysilicon firms from the EU, US, and...

China government expected to boost integration of LED makers

Feb 19, 19:42

As the total LED production capacity in China has significantly exceeded demand due to excessive investment over the past three years, the China government is expected to promote...

Commentary: Debt problems persist in China solar industry

Feb 1, 14:16

The solar industry believes market conditions will improve in 2013 because firms now have a consensus to stop price competition. In addition, firms that dumped products and disrupted...

Some China solar firms hope to terminate long-term material supply contracts

Feb 1, 11:14

Some China-based solar firms hope to terminate long-term polysilicon supply contracts with international firms. The latter noted that it is quite difficult to do so because when the...

China may set tougher regulations for solar firms

Jan 23, 15:57

China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology has reportedly held a meeting regarding solar industry regulations. The meeting reportedly set regulations such as firms needing...

International polysilicon makers unlikely to slash prices due to China probe

Jan 18, 10:53

The China government is likely to levy punitive tariffs on polysilicon makers from Europe, the US and South Korea in the first quarter of 2013. Recently, domestic material makers...

Access to China domestic solar demand limited

Jan 4, 14:52

The China government has been eager to develop and expand domestic solar demand because the solar supply chain faces anti-dumping and anti-subsidy investigations in international...

Hareon Solar obtains CNY500 million subsidy, say reports

Dec 27, 22:01

China-based Hareon Solar has announced that the firm has obtained government funding of CNY210 million (US$33 million), and has accumulated total subsidies of CNY500 million in one...

BOE signs US$5.26 billion agreement with China government to construct new 8.5G line

Dec 24, 22:42

China-based panel maker BOE has officially signed an investment agreement with the Chongqing Municipal Government to jointly invest CNY$32.8 billion (US$5.26 billion) in constructing...

Commentary: China anti-dumping tariff to stir domestic polysilicon price

Dec 17, 11:04

China reportedly will announce the preliminary anti-dumping verdict against US- and South Korea-based polysilicon firms in first-quarter 2013. This will affect the supply chain, which...

China spot prices for polysilicon to rise to US$18-20/kg if China imposes anti-dumping, anti-subsidy tariffs

Dec 11, 14:01

The China government is likely to impose anti-dumping and anti-subsidization tariffs on polysilicon imported from the US, EU and South Korea in January or February 2013, and this...

China may levy 30-50% punitive tariffs on polysilicon from EU, US, and Korea in 1Q13

Dec 11, 10:35

China's government reportedly has made a preliminary decision to levy punitive tarrifs on polysilicon imports from EU, South Korea, and US in the first quarter of 2013 in line with...

Intel reduces StudyBook shipment forecast

Nov 21, 21:02

Intel originally expected its StudyBook tablet shipments to reach 3-4 million units in the period from January 2013 to June 2014; however, the company has reduced the forecast volume...

China government expected to issue new energy-saving subsidies in 2013, say sources

Nov 12, 21:27

Rumors are circulating in the panel market that in 2013 China's government will release a new wave of energy-saving subsidies similar to 2012, which include funding for LCD TVs.

Some China-based solar firms see better utilization rates

Oct 30, 15:40

Solar material makers have stated that China has been expanding domestic demand and some tier-one solar firms have been seeing capacity utilization rate rebound to 50% in October...

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Digitimes Research: China government continues to support LCD industry

Oct 25, 20:32

The China government is continuing to help China's TFT LCD industry by increasing funding to various companies for development of technology, as well as by reducing or eliminating...

China government plans to release 2,500-2,690MHz bands for TDD-LTE, says report

Oct 16, 13:41

China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) plans to assign 2,500-2,690 MHz frequency bands, a total bandwidth of 190MHz, for TDD-LTE mobile communications, according...

Commentary: Non-FIT business model to pave way for grid parity

Oct 15, 11:14

The continuous feed-in-tariff (FIT) cuts by Europe's governments and increasing trade barriers have been pushing the solar market into suffocation. The price fall seems never ending...

Commentary: China government implements new strategies for expanding local panel industry

Oct 11, 12:00

China-based panel makers are catching up to Taiwan-based ones in terms of panel production capacity, and China's Ministry of Science and Technology recently announced that it will...

Commentary: Challenges and strategies of China LED firms

Oct 2, 14:54

China's government has been providing subsidies to help its domestic LED industry. Some firms have been benefitting but others remain in limbo amid rapid product price falls.

No end in sight for polysilicon oversupply, says Solarbuzz

Oct 2, 10:59

Despite the fact that most leading polysilicon producers have been operating at a loss, polysilicon capacity is expected to grow 22% in 2012 and a further 18% in 2013, according to...

Unity Opto begins construction of Beijing plant

Sep 26, 15:43

Taiwan-based LED packaging house Unity Opto began construction of its plant in Beijing on September 25, 2012. The plant will be operated by the firm's Beijing subsidiary and expects...

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