In the current quarter, contract prices for DRAM will continue to grow
Contract prices for DRAM memory, which began to grow in the second half of 2016, continues to grow. No end in sight. Anyway, in the current quarter, the growth will continue. This view is held by analysts DRAMeXchange, an opinion which leads the source.
According to DRAMeXchange, average contract price of dram memory for your PC in the first quarter of 2017 have increased by almost 40% and reached $24. In the second quarter increased by 10%, to $27. It would seem that there has been improvement, but only in July prices increased by 4.6%.
The growth forecast by analysts justify the seasonal increase in demand and a temporary halt of production at the company Fab-2, owned by the Taiwanese branch of the company Acer.
It is expected that for the year as a whole, the demand for DRAM will increase by 22%. This offer will increase by 19.5%. For comparison: previously manufacturers increased production by about 25% a year.