Silicon Price Trends

Procurement Resource provides latest prices of Silicon. Each price database is tied to a user-friendly graphing tool dating back to 2014, which provides a range of functionalities: configuration of price series over user defined time period; comparison of product movements across countries; customisation of price currencies and unit; extraction of price data as excel files to be used offline.

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Chart Description

Procurement Resource provides prices of Silicon for several regions around the globe, which are as follows:

  • North America
  • South America
  • Europe
  • Asia Pacific
  • Middle East
  • Africa

About Silicon:
 
Silicon is an element that is hard and brittle in nature. In appearance, it is a crystalline solid which looks blueish grey. It is a metalloid and a tetravalent metalloid. It is also unreactive in nature. It is the eighth most common element in the universe by mass. It is extensively utilised to make computer microchips.

Chemical Formula:

  • Si

Synonyms 

  • 7440-21-3
  • Silicone

Molecular Weight:        

  • 28.085 g/mol

Industrial Uses

  • Semiconductors 
  • Lasers
  • Concrete
  • Cosmetics 
  • Solar systems

Production Process

  • Production of Silicon via Reduction Process

Silicon can be produced by heating silica and coke in a submerged electric arc furnace to high temperatures. High temperatures are necessary to produce a reaction where the oxygen is eliminated, and leaves Silicon behind.

Supplier Database

  • American Elements
  • Lanco Group
  • Elkem ASA
  • PV Crystalox Solar Silicon GmbH
  • Tokuyama Corporation

Note: Our supplier search experts can assist your procurement teams in compiling and validating a list of suppliers indicating they have products, services, and capabilities that meet your company's needs.

Procurement Resource also provides the production cost analysis of Silicon.

Methodology

The displayed pricing data is derived through weighted average purchase price, including contract and spot transactions at the specified locations unless otherwise stated. The information provided comes from the compilation and processing of commercial data officially reported for each nation (i.e. government agencies, external trade bodies, and industry publications).