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Market dynamics of materials supply for PV in China

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By Mark Thirsk, Managing Partner and Co-founder, Linx Consulting LLC

China has become the largest manufacturing base for crystalline silicon modules in the world, and is becoming increasingly reliant on a domestic supply base. This article discusses the emergence of local supply chains and the strategic responses of global suppliers to this domestic competition. It proceeds to review a set of conclusions from four case studies of formulated material supply within China that can apply to supply chain participants in the PV industry, concluding with some strategic considerations for suppliers on the cusp of entering the Chinese market.

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