Taipei, March 5th, 2009--- Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs has announced the establishment of Taiwan Memory Corporation (TMC). DRAMeXchange believes if the whole Taiwan DRAM vendors’capacities are taken into account, and the 5X manufacturing process is utilized, the worldwide market share of TMC will reach 34.4%.
Taipei, March 4th, 2009--- The DRAM industry has faced two years of downturn - the global financial crisis which started from 2H08, and the freezing demand.
Taipei, Feb 24th, 2009--- According to DRAMeXchange, to expand domestic demand to compensate for the decrease of export, Chinese government started to advocate the policy of “Home Electronics down to the country side” in December 2007.
Taipei, Feb. 24th, 2009 – The 2H February NAND Flash contract price showed uptrend, but the spot price had already started sliding down. DRAMeXchange stated that the current market trend is still unsure and the market is filled with the atmosphere of wait-and-see.
Taipei, February 17th ,2009----NAND Flash makers became more rational and focused on improving profitability. DRAMeXchange expects that the 2009 annual NAND Flash CAPEX will decrease 58.9%, larger than the decrease of 27.7% in 2008.