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DRAM spot prices hit 28-month low, says CNA

Newswatch - Jun 30, 15:01

DRAM spot prices have fallen further, with prices for mainstream 4Gb DDR3 chips reaching US$2.64 - the lowest level in 28 months, Taiwan's Central News Agency (CNA) quoted...

DRAM prices fall 9% in 2Q15, says paper

May 25, 15:38

DRAM spot prices continue to fall in the second quarter of 2015, with prices for 4Gb DDR3 chips having fallen about 9%, Taiwan's Central News Agency (CNA) quoted DRAMeXchange...

Gigastorage expects operations to break even in 1Q16

May 22, 15:20

Solar-grade crystalline silicon wafer maker Gigastorage, also still suffering operating losses, expects business operations to break even in the first quarter of 2016 due to use of...

DRAM spot prices hit more than 7-month low, says DRAMeXchange

Dec 4, 21:19

DRAM spot prices continue to fall with prices for mainstream DDR3 4Gb chips dropping to US$3.74, the lowest since April 17, according to DRAMeXchange.

Fire at SK Hynix China plant sends DRAM spot prices higher

Sep 5, 21:50

A fire at SK Hynix' plant in China helped push up DRAM spot prices substantially today (September 5).

DRAM contract prices have room for further growth

Mar 14, 11:02

Spot prices for PC DRAM have risen significantly in recent days, moving further away from contract price levels. Lifted by the surge in spot prices, contract prices are set to rally...

Spot prices for PC-use DRAM up 5%

Mar 5, 11:30

Spot market prices for PC-use (standard) DRAM have risen by an average of 5%, with quotes for 4Gb DDR3 chips increasing 6% to US$2.7-2.8 and those for 2Gb DDR3 chips rising by 2.3%...

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-based makers to hike polysilicon spot prices to US$17/kg in early February

Jan 11, 11:52

As the China government is likely to announce anti-dumping and anti-subsidy tariffs on polysilicon imported from Europe, the US and South Korea with a retroactive period of 30 days...

Samsung, Kingston reportedly raise DRAM contract prices

Jan 7, 11:28

Samsung Electronics and memory module firms, including Kingston Technology, have raised their quotes for 4GB DRAM modules, according to industry sources. Contract prices for PC DRAM...

DRAM spot prices rebounding

Dec 14, 11:34

Spot market prices for standard DRAM have been appreciating since the beginning of December, due to slow growth on the supply side amid chipmakers expanding mobile and server DRAM...

Polysilicon contract price falls to US$17-18/kg

Dec 7, 14:23

The contract price of polysilicon has been falling from an average of US$20/kg in the third quarter to US$17-18/kg recently.

DRAM spot prices rally

Dec 7, 14:05

DRAM spot market prices have seen a sustained rally for the week starting December 3, signaling that the worst could be over for commodity memory chipmakers.

Solar polysilicon pricing in October declines by highest rate since February, says IHS

Nov 20, 14:48

Global demand and pricing in October for solar polysilicon fell at the highest rate seen since February, indicating that supply still exceeds demand, according to IHS.

Solar wafer buyers focus on quality, not price

Sep 7, 11:43

The price of 6-inch solar wafers in China has been falling to US$0.98/unit, according to China-based solar firms.

China polysilicon price static as firms wait for government to announce anti-dumping investigation details

Aug 1, 01:15

Despite the possibility of anti-dumping investigations taken up by the China government against US- and South Korea-based firms, the price of polysilicon in China has remained static...

Motech renews solar wafer supply contract based on spot market price

Jun 26, 14:49

Motech Industries, a Taiwan-based maker of solar cells, put an end to a contract with a supplier of solar wafers and renewed the contract with prices based on spot market quotes on...

Additional production at 2012 year end may push polysilicon spot price below US$20/kg

Jun 20, 14:40

The spot price of polysilicon has been falling since the market downturn in 2011. The current spot price is around US$22-25/kg and is likely to drop below US$20/kg due to additional...

Quincy Lin, chairman of NSP

DRAM spot market prices to rebound in July, says Adata chairman

Jun 5, 01:55

As DRAM contract prices have risen month by month, spot market quotes are expected to rebound in July and exceed contract prices in the fourth quarter of 2012, according to chairman...

Solar polysilicon pricing plunges as buyers flock to the spot market, says IHS

May 14, 12:26

With no sign that the oversupply of solar polysilicon is ending, buyers are shifting their purchasing activity to the bargain-basement spot market, contributing to a sharp 11% drop...

Polysilicon spot price close to US$22/kg

Apr 12, 01:30

The most recent spot price of polysilicon has been reaching close to US$22/kg. Industry sources noted that downstream demand has been weak causing solar wafer firms to be reluctant...

DRAM spot market quiet as buyers wait-and-see, says inSpectrum

Mar 30, 15:35

During the last trading week of March, transaction volumes have been low in the spot market as buyers take a wait-and-see approach. Meanwhile, sellers insist on keeping prices static,...

DRAM contract prices to rise 5-10% in March

Mar 13, 01:20

With spot market prices for DRAM memory hovering around US$1 per gigabit, contract prices are set to rise 5-10% in March, according to industry sources.

DRAM contract prices set to rise in March

DDR3 spot prices top US$1 after Elpida files bankruptcy, says inSpectrum

Mar 3, 11:50

Elpida Memory's bankruptcy filing earlier last week has boosted spot market prices for DDR3 memory with 2Gb chips topping US$1, according to inSpectrum.

DRAM contract prices set to rise in February, says Nanya

Feb 14, 11:55

DRAM contract prices are set to trend upward in February driven by continued strength in the spot market, Nanya Technology has said. The firm added it is negotiating higher prices...

DRAM contract prices to rise

Memory spot market weak after Lunar New Year, says inSpectrum

Feb 3, 16:50

A week-long Lunar New Year holiday failed to stimulate the memory market in China, according to inSpectrum. With the Europe and US markets quiet as well, demand has been weaker than...

4GB DRAM contract prices going up

Feb 1, 11:47

Contract prices for 4GB DDR3 DRAM modules trended upward in the second half of January, benefiting suppliers who now have their newer 30nm-class chips.

DRAM spot prices continue rally, says inSpectrum

Jan 9, 12:21

Elpida's raising DRAM price did not have a signifcaint impact on the spot market in the first week of 2012 although higher quotes from suppliers amid limited supply continued to provide...

First-tier China polysilicon makers eyeing limited price increase

Jan 6, 14:45

While some producers of polysilicon in Asia plan to raise spot market prices from an average level of US$27-28/kg currently to US$30/kg later in the first quarter of 2012, first-tier...


DRAM spot prices may rebound to US$1 in January

Dec 28, 14:15

Spot market prices for 2Gb DDR3 memory have started to rise recently as a result of suppliers' production cutbacks. The chipmakers have also been demonstrating their reluctance to...

Memory spot market still weak, says inSpectrum

Dec 26, 10:03

After experiencing a sharp and sudden rise the previous week, average prices for mainstream DRAM in the spot market dropped slightly last week (December 19-23) with demand turning...

DRAM spot price jumps 20%, says inSpectrum

Dec 19, 10:57

Spot price for mainstream DRAM products saw a significant and surprising jump last week (December 12-16), according to inSpectrum. As of noon of December 16, spot price of a white-branded...

DRAM spot prices improve

Dec 15, 14:20

DRAM spot prices have surged over 10% recently due in part to efforts by chip suppliers including Hynix Semiconductor and Micron Technology to defend their prices on the spot market,...

Polysilicon spot price stabilizes at US$25/kg

Dec 8, 14:36

The spot price of polysilicon has been stabilizing around US$25/kg. Industry sources indicated the price has been closing in on the variable costs of many Europe- and US-based polysilicon...


Less pressure for traders in DRAM spot market, says inSpectrum

Dec 2, 16:32

With some smaller module houses eagerly building up inventories last week, most traders were faced with less pressure this week, (November 28-December 2) with the overall DRAM spot...

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