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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...

China government discloses total solar installation investment of CNY250 billion during 12th Five-Year plan period

Sep 14, 01:20

China's National Energy Administration recently disclosed that its target for new solar-powered plants during the 12th Five-Year Plan period is 10GW. The government also set its target...

Commentary: Large-size polysilicon firms in China hope for return to market forces after anti-dumping probes

Aug 29, 15:07

The China government is currently running anti-dumping and anti-subsidy investigations against US- and South Korea-based polysilicon firms hoping for large-size domestic firms to...

China may announce polysilicon anti-dumping investigation results at the end of September

Aug 29, 01:50

The results of China's anti-dumping and anti-subsidy investigation against US- and South Korea-based polysilicon firms are likely to be announced at the end of September, according...

Possible anti-dumping investigation by EU to create social problems in China, says State Councellor

Aug 24, 10:33

The possible anti-dumping and anti-subsidy investigation against China-based solar module firms in Europe will hurt China's solar industry more than the US investigation, said Dinghuan...

Dinghuan Shi, China State Councellor

China government holds price bidding for LED lighting subsidization

Aug 21, 02:10

China's Ministry of Finance and National Development and Reform Commission have jointly held open price-bidding competition for 2012-2013 LED lighting subsidies of which the total...

Sanan Opto supported by China government in developing sapphire substrates, says Digitimes Research

Aug 20, 16:22

Sanan Optoelectronics has been experiencing record high revenues and profit margins in first-half 2012. Nevertheless, the firm's inventory turnover days is relatively high showing...

China polysilicon firms urge government to conduct anti-dumping investigation against Europe peers

Aug 20, 11:59

China-based polysilicon firms have reportedly filed a request with China's Ministry of Commerce hoping the government will begin an anti-dumping and anti-subsidy investigation against...

Digitimes Research: China aims to expand LED industry output value through subsidy programs

Aug 10, 12:02

The 12th Five-Year Plan announced by China's government indicates targets of the semiconductor lighting industry before 2015.

Commentary: No winners in solar trade war

Aug 9, 15:23

There are no winners in trade wars why typically see policies used as short-term prescriptions. Governments should consider creating fair competition allow the solar industry to shine...

China government comes to the rescue of its PV manufacturers, says IMS Research

Aug 2, 10:38

China's solar manufacturing base saw a major setback in the first and second quarters of 2012, with a severe slump in exports sparking the government to step in and further raise...

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