Global ASP of LED Light Bulbs Remains Stable in November, but ASP in Japan Market Drops, Says LEDinside

LEDinside, a division of TrendForce, reports that the global average sales prices (ASP) of LED light bulbs was generally stable in November. The global ASP of 40-watt equivalent products was US$6.2, a slight increase of 0.5%. The global ASP of 60-watt equivalent products also increased slightly by 0.2% to US$7.4. Japan saw noticeable price slide while Europe experienced price growth.
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Prices of LED Light Bulbs Were on Decline in September as New Low-Price Products Arrived in the U.S. and Europe, Says LEDinside

Prices of LED lightbulbs remained on the downtrend in September, reports LEDinside, a division of TrendForce. Compared with the prior month, the global average sales price (ASP) of 40-watt equivalent LED light bulbs fell by 2.1% to US$6.3, while the global ASP of the 60-watt equivalent products also dropped by 2.3% to US$7.5.   “Prices of LED light bulbs continued to fall in the U.S., the U.K. and Japan this September,” said LEDinside analyst Allen Yu. 
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Japan's ASP Topped LED Light Bulb Street Prices in Jan. 2017

Starting from 2012, LEDinside, a division of TrendForce began to track global LED light bulb retail average selling prices (ASP). According to historical data, LED light bulb price dropped steadily year by year. The ASP's compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 40W-equivalent (equiv.) LED light bulbs fell by 18% from 2012 to 2016. During the same time period, the global average price of 60W-equiv. LED light bulbs decreased by a CAGR of 24%.   Starting from 2017, in order to more accurately reflect all the regional LED light bulb ASPs worldwide, LEDinside upgraded the global LED light bulb retail price database system. The latest data showed, in Jan. 2017, global ASP of 40W-equiv. LED light bulbs was US $6.9. Worldwide ASP of 60W-equiv. LED light bulbs reached US $8.4.
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Top Chinese LED Chip and Package Manufacturers Raise Prices

In an environment of intense price wars, nothing can grab LED manufacturers attention more than "price hikes." Chinese LED manufacturers MLS, Kinglight and other manufacturers all raised their product prices in March 2016. Another wave of price hikes occurred in May, when San’an Opto and Taiwanese LED manufacturer Epistar increased prices. Recent market rumors point towards another round of price upticks.
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LEDinside:Seasonality Kept Prices of LED Light Bulbs on a Downtrend in July

LEDinside, a division of TrendForce, reports the global average sales prices of 40-watt and 60-watt equivalent LED light bulbs in July fell 0.7% and 0.6% versus the prior month, respectively, to US$9.5 and US$12.9.   “July was the start of the traditional off season for the LED industry,” said LEDinside analyst Allen Yu. “Furthermore, the economic conditions in Europe and the U.S. remained weak, so the demand rebound that occurred in the lighting market was limited to just the second quarter. Retail prices of LED light bulbs slid entering the third quarter, and some products suffered larger price drops on account of promotional activities.”
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Philips Launches 60-Watt LED under $5 for Limited Time

Philips, the global leader in lighting, has once again partnered with The Home Depot to set the standard for LED bulb affordability with the new Philips LED family of products. The Philips LED A19 product line will be introduced with a 60-watt LED equivalent bulb that costs just $4.97 without utility rebates, making it the most affordable 60-watt LED bulb on the market. The Philips LED bulb uses just 8.5 watts of power and as an added bonus for consumers, the bulb will be introduced at The Home Depot at the beginning of May in a two-for-one pack for the first 90 days, or while supplies last, and is available online now at www.homedepot.com.
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LEDinside: Global LED Bulb ASP Up in August

Global 40W equiv. LED bulb Average Selling Price (ASP) increased slightly by 1.7% in August 2013 to US$ 15.7, according to a recent bulb retail survey conducted by LEDinside, a research subsidiary of Trendforce. Global introduction of new products for August was low. Global 60W equiv. LED bulbs ASP dropped slightly by 2.9% to US$ 21.9. Price drops were most obvious in U.K. 
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Rumor that Price of Sapphire Ingot Increase by 20% in Q3

It is reported that demand for sapphire ingot becomes larger, even its demand exceeds supply, therefore its price soared in June, the average price rose from $ 3 per millimeter (mm) to $ 3.8 per mm, an growth of 20% just in a few weeks. The main applications of sapphire ingot are in the LED backlight and lighting over the past years, however, the TV market is bad, which causes that the overall demand for related LED supply chain is not strong; due to the good transmission of sapphire material, and scratch-resistant, wear-resistant, American smart phone manufacturers integrated...
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The Price of LED Stage Lamp Decreases by 16% in 2013

After years of development, China's LED stage light market has begun to take shape. Currently, there are more than 100 LED stage light enterprises (only refers to production companies, does not contain trade enterprises) in a certain scale in China. The annual output of LED stage light in 2012 is up to 1 billion Yuan, an growth over 20 % year on year. Due to the advantages of LED lighting, LED Stage lamp has been accepted by the market gradually, and its market demand will achieve rapid growth in the next few years. In 2012, the annual output value of China...
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