Weekly Market Updates

MARKET UPDATES – 19.01.22

GENERAL OVERVIEW Prices across the whole market continue to rise as both raw material and transportation costs remain high.   Computer chip shortage pushes European car sales to record low, we ...

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MARKET UPDATES – 12.01.22

GENERAL OVERVIEW There is no short-term fix for supply shortage as electronic component lead times & prices continue to increase, with no improvements expected until at least Q2, 2022. We are ...

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MARKET UPDATES – 05.01.22

GENERAL OVERVIEW With the on going supply chain disruptions caused by the pandemic and high demand for consumer electronics, it is predicted that the global chip shortage will last until at least ...

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MARKET UPDATES – 22.12.21

GENERAL OVERVIEW The Omicron variant is likely to be another test of supply chain resilience and could pose a threat to global economic recovery, particularly if China enforces its ‘zero-COVID’ ...

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MARKET UPDATES – 15.12.21

GENERAL OVERVIEW We are currently facing lead times of up to 52 weeks after tariffs were imposed on imported Chinese goods and a number of factories were temporarily shut down due to the new Covid-19 ...

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MARKET UPDATES – 08.12.21

GENERAL OVERVIEW China is expected to double down on its ‘zero-COVID’ policy that may cause further disruptions across the supply chain as the new Covid-19 variant is spreading across the globe. ...

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MARKET UPDATES – 01.12.21

GENERAL OVERVIEW The pandemic continues to be a disrupting factor throughout all elements of the supply chain, including in the components market. The growth of technologies like 5G and artificial ...

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MARKET UPDATES – 24.11.21

GENERAL OVERVIEW Semiconductor manufacturers across the globe are continuing to feel the pressure as the demand continues to surge for consumer electronics.   Recent reports state that average ...

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MARKET UPDATES – 17.11.21

GENERAL OVERVIEW The on-going supply chain disruptions and strong demand are causing continuous component shortages. We are currently facing lead times of up to 52 weeks.   Current supply chain ...

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