US silicon price falls for 7th straight month

The price of silicon in the United States fell for a seventh consecutive month in the latest monthly assessment on Wednesday October 10, reaching its lowest level in nearly a year, with buyers keeping their distance from the spot market.

The grade-553 silicon price declined to $1.24-1.27 per lb on Wednesday, down by $0.03 on the low end and by $0.02 on the high end compared with the previous range. The price was the lowest since November 2017, when it was $1.26-1.29 per lb. “I haven’t yet seen demand pick up,” one supplier said. The downtrend in the price began in April, just one month after the US International Trade...

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Michael Roh

October 10, 2018

23:25 GMT

New York