IHS: DRAM Market Grows Up

It’s said that adversity breeds character—and that certainly seems to be the case for the global market for DRAM (dynamic random access memory). This market has achieved some maturity in the face of daunting challenges, allowing the industry to achieve a balance between supply and demand this year. After DRAM wafer output peaked in 2008…

Micron Benefits From Elpida Merger

According to DRAMeXchange, a research division of Trendforce, thanks in large part to the rising spot prices of DRAM (which has grown twofold since last November), the spot market price of DDR3 2Gb has a good chance of approaching $US 2 in the upcoming periods. The profits shown on Micron’s recent June 19th financial report…

May Large-Sized Panel Shipments Surge

According to the latest shipment report of WitsView, the display research division of the global intelligence provider TrendForce, the large-sized panel shipment in May 2013 reached 67.65 million units, surging 4% MoM. As China’s subsidy policy ended, panel makers lowered prices in May to stuff shipments of specific sizes to certain clients to maintain the…