349 news items tagged spot market
Eight-inch foundry quotes to rise up to 40% in 2021Tuesday 24 November 2020
Pure-play foundries including Globalfoundries, United Microelectronics (UMC) and Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) have raised their 8-inch foundry quotes by 10-15% in the...
Memory spot prices stop risingWednesday 4 November 2020
Memory spot market prices have stopped rising since November, probably an indication of demand weakness as a whole, according to sources at memory module makers.
Memory module houses see demand in China disappointWednesday 14 October 2020
Despite a continued rally in memory spot market prices, channel distributors in China continue to see disappointing SSD and DRAM module sales, according to sources at memory module...
Memory ASPs may stop falling in 1Q21Wednesday 30 September 2020
Memory ASPs are likely to fall through the fourth quarter of 2020, but there are signs that they will stabilize in the following quarter, according to sources at memory module make...
NAND flash ASP to continue slide, says PhisonThursday 10 September 2020
Despite a recent pick-up in NAND flash spot prices, the memory ASPs will still be on a downward trend until Lunar New Year in February 2021, according to KS Pua, chairman for memory...
DRAM spot prices rise 10-15% in SeptemberTuesday 8 September 2020
Spot market prices for DRAM memory have rallied 10-15% so far in September 2020, according to sources at memory module houses. Huawei's aggressive chip purchases prior to new US sanctions...
DRAM spot prices riseTuesday 1 September 2020
DRAM spot market prices have rallied over 5% since last week amid speculation about Huawei building up inventory prior to new US sanctions against it.
Memory module firms post profit drops in 2Q20Wednesday 12 August 2020
Memory module makers saw their second-quarter profits eroded by the weakening of spot market prices.
SiC wafer spot market prices fall 20% from 2019Wednesday 29 July 2020
Spot market prices for SiC (silicon carbide) wafers have plunged 20% this year due to supply outstripping demand amid impacts of the coronavirus pandemic and worsening US-China trade...
Memory spot prices start risingFriday 12 June 2020
Memory spot prices particularly those for DRAM have started to rise reflecting a pick-up in buying momentum prior to China's 618 shopping festival, according to industry sources.
Memory spot prices stabilizeWednesday 27 May 2020
Memory spot market prices have stopped falling, indicating consumer sentiment could be improving, according to industry sources.
NAND flash contract prices to stay flat in 3Q20Thursday 21 May 2020
NAND flash memory contract prices are expected to stay flat in the third quarter, as demand for notebooks remains stable, according to Wallace Kou, president and CEO of Silicon Motion...
Memory prices come under downward pressureThursday 23 April 2020
DRAM and NAND flash prices are facing increasing downward pressure, due to a slump in demand for consumer electronics devices, according to industry sources.
Memory module makers uncertain about 2Q20 prospectsWednesday 15 April 2020
Memory module makers have become increasingly uncertain about their outlook for the second quarter despite an influx of short lead-time orders for PCs, and continued strong demand...
Samsung cutting SSD inventoryTuesday 7 April 2020
Samsung Electronics is striving to lower its SSD inventory levels, a move which has raised concerns about the NAND flash market outlook for the second half of 2020, according to industry...
Flash controller maker Phison to enhance R&D for 5G, server applicationsTuesday 31 March 2020
NAND flash controller specialist Phison Electronics has disclosed plans to expand its factory site in northern Taiwan with total investment estimated at NT$1.4 billion (US$46.2 million),...
Nanya posts revenue decrease in 4Q19Monday 6 January 2020
Taiwan-based DRAM memory maker Nanya Technology saw its December revenues increase by a slight 1.6% sequentially, but revenues for the fourth quarter fall over 10% on quarter.
Power outage at Samsung fab to affect memory spot pricesFriday 3 January 2020
A brief power outage that took place recently at Samsung Electronics' production base in Hwaseong will have a short-term impact on the memory spot market prices, industry sources...
GlobalWafers sees order visibility improveWednesday 25 December 2019
Silicon wafer manufacturer GlobalWafers has seen better-than-expected order visibility for the first quarter of 2020, particularly for 12-inch wafers, according to company chairperson...
DRAM contract prices to stop falling in 1Q20, says DRAMeXchangeMonday 16 December 2019
DRAM spot market prices have begun to rebound, according to DRAMeXchange. Market sentiment has been strengthened while buyers are more willing to raise their inventory levels.
Silicon wafer makers see chipmakers reluctant to strike LTA contractsTuesday 12 November 2019
Silicon wafer manufacturers have seen their clients become more reluctant to sign long-term agreements (LTA) particularly those for 8-inch and smaller size products, according to...
Global 2Q19 DRAM market posts 9% drop, NAND flash flatFriday 16 August 2019
The global DRAM memory industry dropped 9% in output value sequentially in the second quarter, while the NAND flash sector stayed flat, according to DRAMeXchange.
GlobalWafers turns conservativeMonday 12 August 2019
Silicon wafer company GlobalWafers has turned conservative about its sales outlook this year, citing unfavorable macro factors affecting semiconductor demand.
Nanya expects double-digit shipment rise in 3Q19Tuesday 6 August 2019
Nanya Technology has reiterated its previous remark that the company's DRAM bit shipments are expected to register a double-digit sequential increase in the third quarter.
Memory spot prices to continue rallyTuesday 6 August 2019
Spot market prices for DRAM and NAND flash memory will continue rallying in the short term, driven by the ongoing trade disputes between Japan and South Korea, as well as suppliers'...