PV Market Trend Survey - China

February 07, 2019  | Subscribers Only

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China’s PV market has the potential to change pace dramatically, with market dynamics being shaped heavily by policy changes and seasonality and changing constantly, with major implications for global supply and demand. To keep track of this rapidly developing market, IHS Markit has launched its China PV Market Trend Suvey. The report is produced monthly and relies upon real shipment and installation data collected from suppliers and installers in the world’s largest PV market, in order to provide customers with a regularly updated and accurate check on its short- and medium-term development.

Outlook for China market in 2019 remains positive
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Positive outlook returns to China market – survey suggests 13% growth for 2019
January 08, 2019
Outlook for Q4 2018 weakens slightly
December 03, 2018
Outlook increases for Q4, due to delays from Q3
October 31, 2018
Outlook for 2018 weakens further
September 21, 2018
Participants lower their forecast for both Q3 2018 and FY 2018
August 21, 2018
Q2 2018 results much lower than expected as China cuts incentives
July 24, 2018
Outlook for Q2 weakens slightly in May survey
May 27, 2018
Uncertain outlook for Q3 - most participants predict a strong decline
April 30, 2018
Expectation getting better after Lunar New Year
March 22, 2018
Over 100% growth predicted for Q2 2018 due to FiT grace period
February 08, 2018
Outlook for Q1 2018 remains unchanged
December 27, 2017
Outlook for Q1 2018 increases slightly
November 30, 2017
Outlook for Q4 2017 strengthens, but Q1 2018 remains uncertain
November 07, 2017
Expectations for H2 2017 drop, leading to a softer decline in Q4 2017
September 29, 2017
August survey result largely unchanged from July; Q2 2017 reduced slightly as projects were delayed to Q3 2017
August 25, 2017
Record installations in Q2 2017 further decreases visibility into the remainder of the year
July 21, 2017
Forecast increases for Q2 2017, however 2017 outlook weakens
June 28, 2017
Outlook for 2017 continues to be bullish, delays to Q1 2017 projects increases outlook for Q2
May 25, 2017
Market outlook remains unchanged in March, survey respondents maintain bullish forecast for 2017
March 28, 2017
Market outlook stabilizes, and momentum for a major Q2 2017 rush builds
February 27, 2017

Jessica Jin

Senior Analyst, Solar Supply Chain

Jessica Jin is a senior analyst with a particular focus on global supply and demand throughout the PV module supply chain.

Holly Hu

Senior Analyst, Solar Supply Chain

Holly Hu is responsible for tracking and analyzing solar policies and markets in Asia, particularly China and Japan. She also provides in depth coverage of the polysilicon to PV module supply chain, with a particular focus on Chinese manufacturers.

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