China Solar Companies Reportedly Slowing Production

The China-based solar cell and module manufacturers are slowing down production in anticipation of slowing demand and falling prices, according to Wedge MKI, the Asia-based research arm of investment research boutique Wedge Partners. In a research note this morning, Wedge provided a rundown on the moves some of the companies in the industry are making in response to the rapidly shifting economic conditions, including much tighter credit markets, falling module and polysilicon prices and a sharp appreciation in the dollar. “Companies are doing their best to hold on while pricing falls apart, but market visibility is very poor,” Wedge reports.

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