Next year is expected decrease in sales of LCD panels for TVs the increasing use of panels in 4K
According to analyst firm IHS, Markit, next year is expected decrease in sales of LCD panels for TVs. Your expectations of analysts based on the plans of producers, many of whom intend to reduce the supply. Among the reasons cited, the reconstruction of production, the transition to the production of panels of larger size and adjustment of the strategy. Only in 2017 will be shipped 258,4 million panels, which is 1.2% less than the projected volume of deliveries in the current year. By the way, figure the current year, in turn, is 5% less than last year.
Among the six largest manufacturers of LCD panels for TVs the largest increase in supply this year showed the Chinese companies BOE and China Star. However, it was not enough to compensate for the reduction in the supply of South Korean and Taiwanese manufacturers.
Next year the BOE would reduce the supply in quantitative terms by 14% as the range increases, the proportion of large panels. Overall, the industry is migrating from simply increasing production to more profitable products — to her, in addition to large panels, are panels 4K. This year, the share of the 4K panels will be 24%, and in the future 33%.
Source: IHS Markit