SHANGHAI, Mar 10 (SMM) - According to SMM statistics, Chinese polysilicon output was about 101,200 mt in February, down 1.6% from January. The monthly output finally dropped after a continuous increase of six months.
Reasons for the MoM decline are as follows. 1. A leading producer carried out maintenance in February, and the output dropped about 1,000-2,000 mt. 2. There are fewer production days in February. The average daily polysilicon output in January was about 3,300 mt, while that in February grew to about 3,600 mt. In addition, factors such as the COVID-19 outbreak in the early stage and CNY postponed the commissioning of some production lines in the first quarter of 2023, and almost no new production capacity was added in January and February.