2012, for the LED high bay lights industry, cross-border, price war, patent battle, the channel card war inflation, overheating, difficult recruitment and high prices of housing is much more violent in this year. So it is time that are more concerned about cost of led bulbs and the trend of the global LED industry.
Looking though the global LED industry, the United States and Europe entrenched high-end market, the market share of about 20%. In 2010, Japan, Korea, Taiwan and the Chinese mainland and the overall market share has reached 81.3%. Asia has become the main production base of LED street light. Clearly, Asia in the future of the global LED status and market competition will become the main battle field.
In the future, the LED industry development in Japan, Korea, Taiwan and the mainland China will be crucial, and plays a decisive role in the global LED chess game.
At first, taking a looking at Japan, which is the first global LED lights industry leader and a strong technology development capabilities. From the period of 2000 to 2005, the cost of led bulbs of market share reached 50%, mainly represented by Nichia, Sharp, Toshiba, Panasonic and other companies, while between 2006 and 2010 by the economies of scale and low-cost strategy of Taiwan, and Korea, the impact of mainland government, the market share has dropped to 41.5%. But Japan ranked first in the output value of LED packaging enterprises, in 2009 accounted for 33% of the output of the global LED package. However due to the Japanese products locate the high-end market, high product price, and overall output, so it remained the worldwide leader. And because of the impact of earthquakes in Japan, Japanese consumers have high acceptance of LED lighting, which is the reason why the current Japanese market penetration of LED lighting is far higher than other parts of the reasons. According to Japanese research firm Fuji has aggregated survey results show that it is expected that LED lighting in 2012 will reach 373.8 billion yen, an increase of 69 percent over the previous year. And in 2020, it is expected to increase to 469 billion yen or so. The potential of cost of led bulbs market in Japan is enormous, which makes a lot of LED companies competing to enter.