TrendForce - Market report, price trend and B2B platform of DRAM, NAND Flash, LEDs, TFT-LCD and green energy, PVhttp://www.trendforce.comenMiddle-power LED Package Products in Chinese Market Saw Price Drop, Suppliers Continue to Improve Product Performance, Says TrendForcehttp://press.trendforce.com mid-power 3030 LED package products in the Chinese market saw significant price drop in March 2018, and high-power ceramic-substrate LEDs saw slight price drop, while prices of other products remained stable, says LEDinside, a division of TrendForce.LEDMon, 16 Apr 2018 13:46:00 +08003089 at http://www.trendforce.comTrendForce Announced the Top Ten LED Package Suppliers Worldwide, MLS Climbed to the Fourthhttp://press.trendforce.com LED packaging market has witnessed steady growth over the past year, says LEDinside, a division of TrendForce. According to LEDinside’s latest industry report, the annual revenue of global LED package market was US$15.975 billion in 2016, and reached US$18.035 billion in 2017. Based on the revenue of 2017, the top three LED package suppliers worldwide were Nichia, OSRAM Opto Semiconductors, and Lumileds, while MLS from China climbed to fourth place thanks to its significant capacity expansion efforts.Chinese Market ResearchWed, 11 Apr 2018 14:43:00 +08003086 at http://www.trendforce.comThe Trump Administration Proposed to Apply a 25% Tariff on 1300 Chinese Products, but Would Have Limited Impact on LED Companies in China and Taiwan, Says TrendForcehttp://press.trendforce.com Trump administration on April 4, 2018 published a list of 1300 Chinese exports and proposed to apply a 25% tariff on these products. However, the proposal would have limited impact on LED companies in China and Taiwan, according to LEDinside, a division of TrendForce. This is because the LED products included in the list are mainly intermediate goods, including wafers and backlight products. These products account for only a small proportion of all the LED products that China exports to the US market, while most of these intermediate goods produced by Taiwan LED companies are shipped to China.Chinese Market ResearchWed, 04 Apr 2018 23:58:00 +08003085 at http://www.trendforce.comOLED is More Competitive in Smartphone Market, Mini LED Should Target at Niche Market, Says TrendForcehttp://press.trendforce.com sales of iPhone X turned out to be less than market expectation, so Samsung has lowered the utilization rate of OLED production lines. The tight supply of OLED panels over the past two years has also been eased. According to WitsView, a division of TrendForce, Apple has initiated the trend of OLED panels, and it is estimated that the penetration rate of OLED panel in smartphones will reach 46% by 2021. Mini LED is overwhelmed by OLED’s technology maturity and competitive costs, so it might be hard for Mini LED to grow in the smartphone market in short term.SemiconductorsMon, 02 Apr 2018 14:40:00 +08003083 at http://www.trendforce.comWafers for Applications Using Micro LED & Mini LED Technology Will Account for 11.4% of Worldwide LED Wafer Volume by 2022, Says TrendForcehttp://press.trendforce.com conventional LED components are used for backlight, Micro LED and Mini LED technology have been used for self-emitting in displays of consumer electronics. Every LED will then stand for a pixel, increasing the number of LED wafers used by companies. It is estimated that wafers for applications using Micro LED and Mini LED will account for 11.4% of the total LED wafers used worldwide by 2022, according to LEDinside, a division of TrendForce. These applications will become a key driver of the market demand.LEDThu, 22 Mar 2018 14:18:00 +08003079 at http://www.trendforce.comGlobal Smart Lighting Market Will Escalate, Reaching a Value of US$13.4 Billion in 2020, Says TrendForcehttp://press.trendforce.com lighting has been developed for years, but products and applications are not really used widely. In 2017, however, smart lighting has begun to escalate with diversification of products, continuous improvements of technology, maturing ecosystem of industry chain, and active promotion of manufacturers. According to the latest data of LEDinside, a division of TrendForce, the global smart lighting market reached a value close to US$4.6 billion in 2017 with an annual growth rate of 95%. The market size is expected to reach US$13.4 billion in 2020.LEDTue, 20 Mar 2018 14:14:00 +08003078 at http://www.trendforce.comHigh-power LED Package Products in Chinese Market Saw Slight Price Drop, Suppliers Focus on Promotion of Products for Industrial and Outdoor Lighting, Says TrendForcehttp://press.trendforce.com prices of most LED package products in the Chinese market remained stable in February 2018, and some of the products saw slight price drop as suppliers tried to clear inventory, says LEDinside, a division of TrendForce.LEDTue, 06 Mar 2018 15:29:00 +08003072 at http://www.trendforce.comTrendForce Says Prices of Certain LED Package Products Went Down Slightly in January, Suppliers Promote the Sales of Mid-power 3030 LEDshttp://press.trendforce.com, a division of TrendForce, reports that some high and mid-power LED package products in China's market witnessed slight price drop in January 2018 as suppliers were trying to clear inventory at the year end.LEDThu, 08 Feb 2018 14:43:00 +08003064 at http://www.trendforce.comTrendForce Says Prices of LED Package Products Will Go Down in 1Q18, Suppliers Continue to Develop Markets with Higher Growth Ratehttp://press.trendforce.com, a division of TrendForce, reports that the prices of mainstream LED package products in China's market were generally stable in December 2017. In both high-power and mid-power segments, prices witnessed no obvious fluctuation, but the prices of LED package products are expected to go down in 1Q18.LEDTue, 09 Jan 2018 14:03:00 +08003046 at http://www.trendforce.comTrendForce Expects LED Chip Market to Achieve Supply-Demand Balance in 2018 Due to Chinese Suppliers’ Production Capacity Expansionhttp://press.trendforce.com Chinese LED chip suppliers including San’an Optoelectronics and HC SemiTek have lowered their product prices recently, indicating the end of LED chip price hike that had lasted for one and a half year. According to LEDinside, a division of TrendForce, the recent price drop signals the end of LED chip undersupply, and the next year will witness a balance in LED chip supply and demand.Chinese Market ResearchWed, 20 Dec 2017 14:28:00 +08003038 at