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Press Release

  • TrendForce: China’s Lighting E-commerce Market to Become Largest LED Distribution Channel
    10-22-2014 / Figo Wang
    China’s e-commerce market scale has reached US $445.1 billion in 2014, and fundamentally changed consumers’ daily habits. The emergence of the e-commerce industry, has made establishment of online shops a top priority for LED manufacturers, according to LEDinside, a research subsidiary of the Taipei-based market intelligence company TrendForce. [ more ]
  • TrendForce: iPhone 6 increases demand for NAND flash in smartphones
    10-22-2014 / Sean Yang
    iPhone shipments in 2014 increased to 188.1 million units, up 22% on year, as strong demand for the new large-screen iPhone 6 reversed a year of declining sales, according to DRAMeXchange, a division of the Taiwan-based market intelligence firm TrendForce. “The strong performance of the iPhone 6 reaffirms Apple’s leadership position among high-end smartphone vendors,” said Sean Yang, an assistant vice president at DRAMeXchange. [ more ]
  • Panel prices set to fall in fourth quarter, says TrendForce
    10-21-2014 / Eric Chiou
    In the fourth quarter of 2014, price trends for the TV and notebook panel segments will diverge. Despite lackluster sales during China’s week-long October National Day holiday, TV panel prices have continued to rise, but with notebook demand forecast to begin dropping off this month – it has been robust up to this point – and continue to fall throughout the fourth quarter, price growth in that segment will slow, according to WitsView. [ more ]
  • TrendForce: Global smartphone shipments reach 310 million in third quarter as Apple’s market share grows 5%
    10-20-2014 / TrendForce
    Global smartphone shipments grew 9.1% to reach 310 million units in the peak-season third quarter, buoyed by the iPhone 6 launch. Apple’s market share expanded 5% on year, the most of any major handset brand. The larger screen of the new iPhone was a decisive factor in Apple’s strong performance, said Avril Wu, an assistant vice president at TrendForce, a Taiwan-based market intelligence firm. [ more ]
  • TrendForce: US anti-dumping, countervailing duties cast shadow over solar market
    10-16-2014 / Jason Huang
    The ITC’s new amendment to the 2014 anti-dumping and countervailing duties simplified the criteria under which Chinese modules can be targeted, said Jason Huang, a research manager at EnergyTrend, a subsidiary of the Taiwan-based market intelligence firm TrendForce. [ more ]
  • TrendForce: DRAM contract prices settled in first half of October
    10-16-2014 / Avril Wu
    The majority of DRAM contract prices were settled in the first half of October, according to DRAMeXchange, the memory and storage research division of TrendForce, a Taiwan-based market intelligence firm. The average 4GB contract prices reached US$ 32.75, an increase of 2.34%, while the lowest contract prices came to approximately US$ 32.5, up 4.84%. [ more ]
  • TrendForce: Chinese solar manufacturers buoyed by supportive government policies
    10-08-2014 / Jason Huang
    For Chinese solar manufacturers, the fourth quarter is the most important time for solar photovoltaic installations. It is then that Chinese vendors speed up deployment to meet the central government’s annual targets. The Chinese government’s support for renewable energy bolsters their efforts. If that support continues, the productivity of Chinese solar manufacturers will increase in tandem. [ more ]
  • GTAT Insolvency Marks Uncertain Future for Sapphire Cover Glass, says TrendForce
    10-07-2014 / Roger Chu
    U.S. sapphire furnace and sapphire manufacturer GTAT, the primary sapphire supplier to Apple, filed for bankruptcy on October 6. As of September 29, GTAT reported having US$85 million in cash. Under the US$578 million multi-year agreement GTAT and Apple signed last November, GTAT must supply a certain volume of sapphire ingots to Apple while Apple was to pay GTAT in four installments with the final US$139 million payment scheduled for the end of October. But low sapphire yield rates have made Apple withhold the last payment. [ more ]