|Contract manufacturers of semiconductor products have begun to raise prices for products made on 200 mm wafers. According to DigiTimes, UMC (United Microelectronics), GlobalFoundries and Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) have already raised prices by 10-15% this quarter. And it is claimed that this is not the end of the matter. Prices are expected to increase by another 20-40% in 2021. |
The source clarifies that manufacturers working under contracts do not use fixed prices, but rely on prices determined taking into account the specifics of a particular order, including its volume and technical requirements put forward by the chip designer.