Prices for NAND chips stabiliziruemost in 2018. SEOUL, 19 February. It is expected that the average price of flash memory chips NAND stabiliziruemost significantly due to increased production this year, according to an industry report Monday.
The average sales price (ASP) of NAND flash memory last year was 0.31 dollar per Gigabyte, which is 7.4 percent more than the year before, according to a report by industry tracker IHS Markit.
However, it is expected that this year the ASP will drop to 0.24 US dollar, and in 2019 it will fall to $ 0.15, reaching 0.08 US dollar in 2021, equivalent to one quarter of the prices over the last year.
Next year the deficit will begin to wane in the background of how major manufacturers of memory
including the South Korean company Samsung Electronics Co. its smaller rival SK hynix Inc., continue to increase production capacity for the production of 3D NAND.
Despite the falling prices, IHS, Markit predicted that the manufacturers of memory will sustain high revenue growth this year due to ongoing demand.
It is expected that the global revenue from the flash market, NAND will increase to 59.2 billion. USA this year, with 53.8 billion. USA in 2017. It is expected that revenue in the near future will remain in the range of $ 50 billion. USA.