Taipei, July 22, 2008 --- According to DRAMeXchange, curbed by extended impact from subprime crisis, inflation pressure and China’s natural disaster, influence of a seasonality downturn for NAND Flash-based end-applications, such as handset, MP3 player and memory card, is intensified from mid 2Q, resu
Taipei, July 16, 2008 --- According to DRAMeXchange, NAND Flash spot price had either dropped slightly or remained stable over the week of July 7 to 14 as demand fades at quarter-end and is not fully in effect to the market so far. As for supply, there’s no significant change currently.
Taipei, July 15, 2008 --- DRAMeXchange records that prices of 512Mb and 1Gb have dropped by 6.2% and 5.6%, respectively, during July 1-14. In the branded segment, prices of 512Mb 667MHz and 1Gb have been also dropped by 2.9% and 5.9%, respectively, in the same period.
Taipei, July 2, 2008 --- DRAMeXchange indicates that a low transaction volume during seasonal downturn is normal, but a divergent price trend in two market places is indeed rare. In two weeks time, spot price of eTT 1Gb dropped by 8.4%, down from the high-level US$2.15 in mid June to US$1.97 on June 30. A divergent price trend is observed in DRAM contract and spot market.
Taipei, July 1, 2008 --- DRAMeXchange indicates that average NAND Flash contract price of 2H June dropped at the range between 5 to 25% due to the quarter-end factor. Market suppliers take strategic price-cut policy to lower their stock and stimulate the weaker NAND Flash market demand.