ELECTRONICS NEWS HIGHLIGHTS 03/07/2022

ELECTRONICS NEWS HIGHLIGHTS 03/07/2022

1. MICRON, WESTERN DIGITAL INCREASES NAND FLASH PRICES BY 10%

Concerns have been raised about the stability of some key raw materials for semiconductor manufacturing as Russia launches a massive military attack on Ukraine. Because Russia and Ukraine supply large quantities of neon and palladium, the materials used to make semiconductors such as memory chips.

Details: https://www.huaweiupdates.com/2022/02/25/micron-western-digital-increases-nand-flash-prices-by-10/

2. THE REAL REASON BEHIND THE AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY IC SHORTAGE

The real reason behind the automotive IC shortage lies in the surge in demand for automotive ICs in 2021 and not from the semiconductor suppliers’ inability to ramp up production. In fact, device suppliers shipped 30% more IC units to the automotive industry in 2021 as compared to 2020.

Details: https://www.icinsights.com/news/bulletins/The-Real-Reason-Behind-The-Automotive-Industry-IC-ShortageA-StepFunction-Surge-In-Demand/

3. MEMORY CHIP SUPPLIERS BOOST CAPITAL EXPENDITURE

The top biggest of memory suppliers has planned to increase capital expenditure in 2022, included: Winbond, Nanya, TSMC, Vanguard,.. As global semiconductor suppliers rush to expand their production capacity to meet demand amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the semiconductor industry’s capital expenditure is expected to reach an all-time high of US$190.4 billion this year, up from US$153.9 billion last year

Details: https://www.taipeitimes.com/News/biz/archives/2022/03/03/2003774070

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