Although the mainstream size of global panel, from 32 inch to larger size, but 32 inch is still the mainstream size, IHS pointed out that China mainland panel plant will greatly reduce the propotion of 32 inch LCD TV panel shipments.
IHS statistics shows, 2015, 2016, the BOE TV panel factory were shipped 35.3 million, 43.9 million, and become the world's third largest LCD TV panel suppliers in 2016, after South Korea LG display panel manufacturers (LG Display), Samsung display. However, in 2017, the BOE would like to focus on the large size LCD panel, not only their shipments.
IHS stressed that in order to reduce the dependence on the 32 inch LCD TV panel, the Chinese mainland panel plant in 2017 will be the goal of the 32 inch panel shipments fell to $44 million, compared with the sharp decline in the number of 51 million in 2016.
According to the latest IHS Markit shipment report, in January this year, the China mainland panel factory including the BOE, Huaxing Power, panda, LCD TV panel shipments accounted for the global LCD TV panel shipments of 33.2%, slightly lower than the 36.4% factory of Korea, but significantly ahead of the 27.6% Taiwan factory.
Therefore, there is no doubt that China has become one of the world's most important supplier of LCD TV panel. The corresponding strategies will also have a significant impact on the supply and demand of the global LCD panel.
Recalling 2015, 2016, the survey showed that, compared to the global LCD TV panel shipments size distribution, land plant dependence on the 32 inch is still very obvious. In particular, larger than 32 inches TV panel, land factory shipments accounted for significantly lower.
IHS believes that with the Chinese mainland panel factory has full of new capacity, land resources are more and more rich, expect to actively adjust its strategy in order to account for the rate of shipments in 2017, in the expansion of the city, make ready for the further development in the future.