This year Samsung invests in production development to $25 billion
According to the Investor with reference to the tested informants, Samsung Electronics and SK hynix this year will make record investments in the development of its own production.
Samsung Electronics in the first half of the year already spent 11,14 billion. For comparison, during all of 2016, the South Korean manufacturer has invested in the development of production of 11.68 billion dollars. Experts note that the total investment of Samsung in 2017 could range from 18 to 25 billion dollars. The investment will be used to expand production of flash memory V-NAND flash and image sensors.
The volume of investments SK hynix for the full year will be of 8.56 billion dollars, the investment will be spent on increasing capacity for the production of operational modules and flash memory. Previously, SK hynix planned to spend about 6.2 billion for the year.