Global DRAM revenue holds steady in 4Q19
February 18, 2020The DRAM inventory finally returned to a relatively normal level for most OEMs in 4Q19 after nearly three consecutive quarters of adjustments, says the DRAMeXchange research division of TrendForce.
Demand for preemptive 3Q19 DRAM shipment rises
November 21, 2019According to DRAMeXchange, demand-side inventory in 2H19 has returned to relatively healthy levels. Furthermore, some vendors pulled their quarterly product shipment forward in an effort to avoid potential negative impacts from Trump’s impending tariffs.
2Q DRAM revenue Falls by 9.1% QoQ - 3Q quotes still set to fall
August 14, 2019According to investigations by DRAMeXchange, a division of TrendForce, quote trends for various products, including commodity DRAM, server DRAM and consumer DRAM, fell by nearly 30%, with the exception of discrete mobile DRAM/ eMCP products, whose declines fell within the 10-20% range.
DRAM quotes continue to fall in 2Q
May 28, 2019According to the latest investigations by DRAMeXchange, a division of TrendForce, DRAM prices have faced mounting pressure to trend down in 1Q, the traditional offseason.
DRAM revenue took a turn for the worse in 4Q18
February 26, 2019DRAM quotes have taken a turn for the worse in 4Q18, causing the total revenue in the DRAM industry to fall. Due to high inventory levels on the demand end, purchases have become few and little, in turn causing a sales bit decline QoQ for most DRAM vendors, according to Investigations by DRAMeXchange, a division of TrendForce.
DRAM industry: Manufacturers’ profitability may approach peak
November 21, 2018The total revenue of the global DRAM industry grew by 9% QoQ, and again hit a new record high in 3Q18, reports DRAMeXchange, a division of TrendForce.
DRAM market saw record high revenue again in 2Q18
August 13, 2018The global DRAM revenue grew by 11.3% QoQ (from previous quarter) to reach another record high in 2Q18, according to DRAMeXchange, a division of TrendForce.
Global Mobile DRAM revenue reached a new record high in 1Q18
May 21, 2018The smartphone market entered its traditional off-peak season earlier in the middle 4Q17 as the new devices released during 2H17 did not trigger a high level of replacement demand as anticipated.
DRAM supply to remain tight
October 10, 2017DRAMeXchange, a division of TrendForce, forecasts that the global DRAM supply for 2018 will show an annual bit growth of just 19.6%, which is another low in recent years.
4.6% sequential gain for average contract price of PC DRAM modules
August 07, 2017DRAM prices began to rise in the second half of 2016 and have maintained a strong upward momentum through the first half of 2017, according to data from DRAMeXchange, a division of TrendForce.
Suspension of Inotera’s Fab disrupts DRAM market
July 05, 2017Inotera, which is also known as Micron Technology Taiwan, suspended the operation of Fab-2, one of its two fabrication plants in Taiwan’s Taoyuan City, on July 1, 2017.
1Q/17 Global DRAM revenue rose by 13.4% QoQ
May 22, 2017The global DRAM revenue reached a new record high in the first quarter of 2017, reports DRAMeXchange, a division of TrendForce.
Three companies expected to increase capex spending by 25%
March 06, 2017Eleven companies are forecast to have semiconductor capital expenditure budgets greater than USD 1.0 billion in 2017, and account for 78 percent of total worldwide semiconductor industry capital spending in 2017.
Global Mobile DRAM revenue grew 20% sequentially in 4Q
February 28, 2017Smartphone shipments remained strong in the final quarter of 2016. The market withdrawal of Samsung flagship Galaxy Note 7 turned consumer demand towards devices from other brands such as Apple, Huawei and LG.
Global DRAM revenue jumped 18.2% sequentially in 4Q/2016
February 16, 2017Peak season demand and surging prices for DRAM products across different applications resulted in an 18.2% sequential growth in the global DRAM revenue for the final quarter of 2016, reports DRAMeXchange, a division of TrendForce.
Micron completes acquisition of Inotera Memories
December 15, 2016Micron Technology has completed the acquisition of Inotera Memories, Inc. Micron acquired all of Inotera's outstanding shares for consideration worth NTD 30 or approximately USD 0.94 per share.
Nanya completes acquisition of Micron shares
December 06, 2016Micron Semiconductor Taiwan (MST) and Inotera Memories, will complete a share swap transaction on December 6, 2016.
Global mobile DRAM revenue rose 16.8% sequentially in Q3
November 24, 2016Sales of mobile DRAM surged in the third quarter as the smartphone industry was in its traditional inventory buildup season and the global DRAM market enjoyed an across-the-broad price increase, reports DRAMeXchange, a division of TrendForce.
Tsinghua Unigroup and XMC team up
July 29, 2016China’s state-backed technology conglomerate Tsinghua Unigroup has acquired a majority stake in XMC, a major compatriot semiconductor manufacturer, and brought it under a new holding company called Yangtze River Storage Technology.
Micron-Inotera deal faces further delaysLoad more news
June 20, 2016Inotera held a brief press conference on 6/13, 2016, stating that Micron has decided to delay the schedule of merging Inotera, and the future update will be announced in later part of this year.