Speaker Ring low price and thin margin

China has become the largest producer of ring magnets in the world.

*China produced about 123,000 ton of speaker ring magnets in 2001.

China can meet almost all reasonable quality requirements of ring magnets

*magnetic properties

*Cosmetics

*Dimensions

Price drop has never stopped at the bottom predicted from time to time.since mid 2000.

For big rings(OD over 100mm) about 30% less

For small rings even over 5% less

The effect of the thin margin

Less input into quality improvement

Less requirements on ?luxury?quality

*many applications do not really need ?high quality?/p>

*Acceptance threshold has been lowered quietly

?Chicken rib?won?t have promising future