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News on suppliers, market trends and technology innovations in polysilicon and wafer production is selected, assessed and written for you by Bernreuter Research.

OCI’s expansion plan for polysilicon production capacity

OCI to expand Malaysian polysilicon plant capacity by 10,000 tons

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Korean polysilicon producer OCI will revamp the dormant PS-1 plant of its Malaysian subsidiary by the end of 2018, thus expanding its annual production capacity by 10,000 metric tons.

Hall with Siemens reactors for chemical vapor deposition (CVD) of silicon at Daqo’s polysilicon plant in Shihezi, Xinjiang

Longi secures additional polysilicon through contract with Daqo

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After closing a supply contract with South Korean polysilicon maker OCI in early February, leading monocrystalline wafer manufacturer Longi has signed a contract with Chinese producer Daqo.

Monthly polysilicon imports into China from February 2017 through January 2018

Growing mono wafer makers fuel polysilicon imports into China

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After the low in December, polysilicon imports into China surprisingly surged to an unusually large volume of 16,261 metric tons in January, an increase of 29.7% month over month.

OCI’s polysilicon production capacity expansion

OCI bags two big polysilicon contracts, but expansion still unclear

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South Korean polysilicon producer OCI has signed two big supply contracts with Longi and JinkoSolar, respectively, but has not yet decided about expanding its second plant in Malaysia.