2017-09-21

Market Adopts Wait and See Attitude Ahead of Section 201 Ruling: Price Trend

The shortfall of polysilicon which resulted from the explosion at the Wacker chemical plant in the US has begun. Because the main buyers of the plant come from Taiwan and Southeast Asia, the changes in price has started from these regions. Ho.. more
2017-09-14

Price Trend: Wacker Factory Explosion and Section 201 Clouding PV Supply Chain

The explosion at the Wacker chemical plant in Tennessee of the U.S. last week has aggravated the strained polysilicon supply, making the expected price cut by the industrial chain uncertain. In September, downstream PV-cell module suppliers .. more
2017-09-07

PV Demand Slows Down; Product Price in RMB Remains Constant: Price Trend

This week, under the impact of the PV market’s gradually falling demand and increasing material price, the seesaw battle between the upstream and downstream is continuing. The prices in the supply chain is basically constant, with only the m.. more
2017-08-31

PV Cell Sector Suffers More Pressure from Seesaw Battle in the Upstream and Downstream: Price Trend

The supply chain of solar energy from this week is similar to that of last week. Upstream prices of polysilicon and si-wafer are high, and they are sold if available. However, downstream prices of PV cell and module are under pressure. Because o.. more
2017-08-24

Upstream and Downstream Conditions Become Diverse, PV Cell Price Suffers from Both Sides: Price Trend

This week, after the improvement of shortfall of polysilicon, the supply chain basically remains stable. However, due to the tight supply of polysilicon, the price is still high and made si-wafer price become high at the same time. Nevertheless, th.. more
2017-08-17

TrendForce Expects Polysilicon Prices to Remain High in Third Quarter Even Though Supply Might Start to Improve in Mid-September

The latest PV market analysis from EnergyTrend, a division of TrendForce, finds that the average global spot price of polysilicon has surged by 20% between the end of July and the middle of August. The polysilicon supply has tightened up suddenly because the leading sup.. more
2017-08-17

Shortfall in Supply of Polysilicon has Improved Slightly While Middle and Downstream Prices Still Suffer Squeezes: Price Trend

There are many polysilicon plants being overhauled in August and September. Also, the demand of si-wafer in August is still high. Therefore, although the tough condition of supply in polysilicon has improved slightly, the obvious drop in pric.. more
2017-08-10

Polysilicon Continues to Be in Short Supply Which Leads to Unstable Prices in the Supply Chain: Price Trend

Shortfall in supply of polysilicon has remained this week, which results in the surging price and causes great effect to the industrial supply chain due to the uncertainty of raw material’s quantity and price. Compared with downstream supply c.. more
2017-08-03

Wafer Prices Surge on Shortfall of Polysilicon: Price Trend

Due to eruption of shortfall in supply of polysilicon, triggered by annual maintenance of Chinese capacities and unexpected production cut, scramble for supply has appeared on the spot market this week, further jacking up prices of multi-si wafer, w.. more
2017-07-27

China Demand Weakens, Prices for Overseas Orders are Relatively High: Price Trend

With China's downstream demand beginning to weaken this week, capacity utilization rate of first-tier module firms has remained relatively high, thanks to delivery of remaining orders for PV projects yet to be installed after the June 30 dead.. more