23 Oct '15, 4pm

Slowing demand push down LED light bulb and component prices in August #LEDMarket

Slowing demand push down LED light bulb and component prices in August The global average price of 40W-replacement LED light bulbs fell 1.5% in August to US$10.9, while 60W-replacement LED light bulbs fell 2.3% to US$14.9, based on a report by market research firm LEDinside (a division of TrendForce). According to analyst Allen Yu, the USA was again the regional market that saw the biggest decline in LED light bulb prices after July, as product vendors including Cree and Philips are using package promotion deals and low prices to drive up sales volume and capture market shares. Furthermore, Chinese LED and chip makers have been gradually expanding their capacities, pushing down component prices during this period of slowing demand. Competition in the LED market on the whole has therefore become more heated. Yu notes that capacity expansion efforts by many upstream Chinese ...

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