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Hasty Chinese AMOLED push to burn $billions from FPD market

The flat panel display (PFD) equipment market enjoyed the dizzying heights of $20.2 billion in revenues in 2017, but a crash warning was issued this week by IHS Markit – forecasting flat panel display revenues to fall by over $6 billion in just two years. We prefer to view the FPD equipment market as a fragmented one of multiple moving parts, so the real revenue fluctuation is more complex in nature, although the research still suggests enough of a nose dive to cause serious problems for a whole host of manufacturers. IHS Markit essentially points the finger at the Chinese government for the 2020 FPD bubble burst, having pumped local panel makers full of finances, land grants, reduced taxes, as…

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