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Global ASPs of LED Light Bulbs Were on a Slow Decline in May as Sales of LED Filament Bulbs Remained Hot in Europe and the U.S., Says TrendForce

2017/06/07

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Prices of LED replacement light bulbs dipped slightly but on the whole remained steady in May, according to LEDinside, a division of TrendForce Compared with April, the global ASP of 40-watt equivalent LED light bulbs fell by 19% in May to US$65 The global ASP of 60-watt equivalent LED light bulbs also dropped by 06% in May to US$81 versus April “The current market trend shows strong sales of LED filament light bulbs in Europe and the US,” said LEDinside analyst Allen Yu “Philips for instance released four LED filament bulbs in February and more related products in May These LED filament bulbs from Philips are all priced below the market average” Robust demand stabilized prices in China’s LED package market during May China’s LED package market has seen undersupply since entering the second quarter Though chip suppliers have taken on additional production capacity, the strong downstream demand have sustained chip prices This in turn stabilized prices in China’s package market in May As prices have remained steady, package suppliers are raising the efficiency of their products Many mid-power and standard packages from international suppliers (eg 5630 LEDs and 3030 LEDs) have reached luminous efficacy of around 215 to 220 lumens per watt

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Rising Costs of LED Packages Slowed Down Price Decline in LED Light Bulb Market During April, Says TrendForce

2017/05/04

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In April, the global average sales price (ASP) of 40-watt equivalent LED replacement light bulbs rose by 02% from the prior month to US$66, while the global ASP of 60-watt equivalent LED light bulbs fell by 02% from the prior month to US$81 The latest report from LEDinside, a division of TrendForce, finds the price trend for LED light bulbs was generally stable through April LEDinside analyst Allen Yu said prices of some LED packages went up during April In particular, major suppliers on the global market all raised ASPs of their 2835 lighting LEDs This slowed down the price decline for LED light bulbs in the downstream and even temporary reversed the trend for 40-watt equivalent products However, the global ASPs of both the 40-watt and 60-watt equivalent LED light bulbs will be on a gradual decline in the long run Global LED package suppliers rolled out new products and China’s package market saw a general price increase In China’s LED package market, 02-watt and 05-watt 2835 LEDs went up by 34% and 39% respectively between March and April While the main suppliers of 2835 LEDs are Chinese and Taiwanese companies, other major global suppliers are also putting out extensive 2835 product lines Lumileds for instance already released the 2835C series that features high luminous efficacy and the 2835E series that is more aligned to the average luminous efficacy level This year, Lumileds has also launched the 3V EA series that is suited for linear luminaires These products from Lumileds are all priced higher than the ASP of 2835 LEDs in China As for prices of 3030 and 5630 LEDs, their prices in the Chinese market were steady through April Looking at prices of LED light bulbs, ASPs of 40-watt equivalent products in Europe increased slightly in April The ASP in the UK went up by 1% from the prior month Just a few products saw price hikes in the UK For example, the price of a 6-watt 470-lumen LED light bulb from OSRAM bounced back by 5% from March to US$559 In Germany, the ASP of 40-watt equivalent products went up by 08% from March The US on the other hand saw a decline of 04% from March In China, LED light bulb vendors slashed prices of their 40-watt equivalent products to capture more market shares during April FSL, for instance, lowered the price of its 7-watt 550-lumen product by 32% from March to US$35 Other vendors including Philips and PAK also cut their prices by a significant margin With regard to 60-watt equivalent products, the US and Europe saw marginal price decline in April whereas markets in Asian countries saw price increase In the UK, the ASP went down by 2% compared with March because well-known brands such as Sylvania and Philips lowered prices on some of their products Germany also saw a monthly drop of 32% as several products were on promotion Furthermore, OSRAM in April released a new 72-watt 806-lumen product that was priced US$58, which was also 25% less than the global ASP for 60-watt equivalent products at the time The ASP in Japan rose by 22% in April compared with March due to price hikes for a few products For example, Iris Ohyama raised the price of its 7-watt 810-lumen product by 20% versus the prior month to US$1273 In Taiwan, the ASP rose by 175% from March due to some low-price products exiting the market ASPs of 60-watt equivalent LED light bulbs in other Asian countries were stable in April

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TrendForce Reports Competition from Chinese Brands Lowered Prices of LED Light Bulbs in the U.S. and Europe During March

2017/04/06

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Prices of LED replacement light bulbs continued to fall this March, according to the latest report from LEDinside, a division of TrendForce Compared with February, the global average sales price (ASP) of 40-watt equivalent LED light bulbs dropped 36% to US$66, while the global ASP of 60-watt equivalent products had a smaller decline of 09% and came to US$81 LEDinside analyst Allen Yu said several China-based vendors such as OPPLE Lighting and MLS have begun to sell products under their brand names in Europe since the start of this February To fend off Chinese competition, major international brands cut prices on some of their products Some high-price products were also being taken off the market On the whole, prices of LED light bulbs in the US and Europe were on a more noticeable downtrend this March, whereas prices in Asia remained relatively stable Prices of LED packages in China were constant corresponding to the steady market demand Looking at China’s LED package market, some LED suppliers already raised prices for their 02-watt and 05-watt 2835 products in February While market demand stayed fairly robust through March, suppliers also expanded their production capacity during the same period Therefore, the overall price trend in China’s LED package market was on a steady course without significant fluctuations

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Prices of LED Light Bulbs Fell in February as a Wave of Economically Priced LED Filament Bulbs Arrived in Europe and the U.S., Says TrendForce

2017/03/08

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LEDinside, a division of TrendForce, reports that the global average sales price (ASP) of 40-watt equivalent LED replacement light bulbs came to US$68 this February, down 06% from the prior month As for 60-watt equivalent counterparts, their global ASP in the same month stood at US$82, dropping 21% from January “The releases and promotions of new LED filament light bulbs caused prices to drop noticeably in Europe and the US this February,” said LEDinside analyst Allen Yu “LED filament light bulbs have the advantage of using less power to achieve the same levels of luminous flux as conventional LED light bulbs At the same time, LED filament light bulbs are priced much lower on average than conventional LED light bulbs” Rising costs of raw materials have pushed up prices in China’s LED package market In China’s LED package market, several suppliers have begun to raise their prices for some of their products after the Chinese New Year holidays due to the tight supply of standard LED chips MLS at the start of the February announced that prices of its lighting LED packages will go up by 15%, causing other suppliers to follow For February, price hike mainly affected 2835 LEDs, with 02-watt and 05-watt 2835 LEDs both seeing an increase of 12% versus January Prices of 3030 LEDs and 5630 LEDs by contrast were stable during February European vendors focus on developing new LED filament light bulbs that are high in luminous efficacy and economically priced During this February, 40-watt equivalent LED light bulbs saw sequential monthly price drops of 61%, 12% and 5% respectively in Germany, the UK and the US The declines were mainly attributed to the discount pricing of a few older products and the releases of new low-priced products Philips put four new products on the market in February All of them are LED filament light bulbs China’s OPPLE Lighting also released two new products in Europe this February as part of the brand’s ongoing efforts to establish itself in the region as well as in the US The promotional prices of these two products were also significantly below the global ASP of 40-watt equivalent LED light bulbs On the other hand, promotional activities were ending in Asia during February, causing prices of some products to bounce back The ASP of 40-watt equivalent LED light bulbs in Japan went up 29% compared with January Furthermore, the ASP of Toshiba’s 49-watt 485-lumen LED light bulb also went up again to US$582, translating to a huge hike of 24% from the prior month ASP of 40-watt equivalent LED light bulbs in China this February fell slightly by 17% versus the prior month Prices were relatively stable in China with a few notable exceptions For example, a 10-pack 6-watt 500-lumen LED light bulbs from Philips fell 20% compared with the prior month to US$29 In South Korea and Taiwan, there were no significant changes in prices of 40-watt equivalent products As for 60-watt equivalent LED light bulbs, their ASPs in Germany, the UK and the US fell in February, with the monthly declines respectively at 52%, 5% and 39% In the US, prices of some products were lowered significantly due to promotions A pack of four 135-watt and 800-lumn LED light bulbs from CREE came to US$2297, translating of a slide of 19% compared with January Similarly, the combination of promotional activities and low-priced new products also pushed down ASPs of 60-watt products in the UK and Germany Japan saw a 24% drop, but prices stayed constant in other parts of Asia

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Year-End Promotions Caused Prices of LED Light Bulbs to Drop Significantly at the End of 2016, TrendForce Reports

2017/01/09

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Since November 2016, LED light bulb vendors have lowered prices of their products for regional markets including Japan, Europe and the US as part of their year-end promotions The downtrend in prices became more noticeable at the end of the year “Compared with the prior month, global average sales price (ASP) of 40-watt equivalent LED light bulb fell 3% to US$87 in December,” said Allen Yu, analyst for LEDinside, a division of TrendForce “The global ASP of 60-watt equivalent LED light bulbs also saw a monthly decline of 24%, arriving around US$12” China’s package market saw price hikes due to rising material costs in upstream of supply chain In China’s LED package market, prices of 02-watt 2835 LEDs increased by 24% on average in December last year compared with November due to the tightening of supply for standard packages Those suppliers that raised prices on standard packages include well-known Chinese brands such as Honglitronic and MTC On the other hand, prices of mid- and high-power packages did not rise in December, and 05-watt LEDs of 2835 and 5630 types saw relatively stable price trends Prices of 1-watt 3030 LEDs actually fell by 16% on average from November

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