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Micron in the Middle: Rising Tensions in China Could Put Pressure on DRAM Prices

Martin Cassidy

has been caught in the middle of the U.S.-China trade war, what does the escalation of tensions between Chinese and U.S. chip makers mean for DRAM prices? said the Fujian province court issued a preliminary injunction against Micron preventing the sale of a number of solid state drives and memory sticks, according to a press release on July 3. Given the market position of Micron, which supplies nearly a quarter of global DRAM, a permanent injunction against its products in China could easily spike DRAM prices.