DRAM Stockpiles Not Expected to Rise This Year—An Industry Positive
January 31, 2014
In a rousing sign of the market’s continuing health, inventories of dynamic random access memory (DRAM) won’t see an uptick anytime soon in 2014. The index measuring total weeks of DRAM inventory continues to decline after contracting throughout 2013, a process that first began in the fourth quarter of 2012. After slipping 8 percent in the first quarter last year from the earlier three-month period, the index plunged 29 percent in the second quarter and then slipped another 3 percent in the third, the latest date for which full figures are available.