US silicon price keeps sliding on surplus supply

Silicon prices in the United States logged their 17th consecutive month of declines in August, a trend sources attributed mostly to surplus supply.

Fastmarkets’ price assessment for silicon, ddp US, dropped to $1.01-1.07 per lb on Friday August 9, down from $1.05-1.10 per lb on July 10 and its lowest since the price stood at $1.01-1.03 per lb in February-March 2017. The price had climbed to $1.43-1.45 per lb in March 2018 on expectations that trade protections would reduce silicon imports into...

Published

Orla O'Sullivan

August 12, 2019

23:38 GMT

New York