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Quanta Computer revenue fell 3.8 percent last month

By Jason Tan  /  Staff Reporter

Quanta Computer Inc (廣達電腦), the world’s largest contract maker of laptop computers, yesterday posted revenue of NT$85.59 billion (US$2.95 billion) for last month, down 3.8 percent from the previous month.

The figure was a 0.7 percent decline from the same month last year, according to a company statement. Record sales were reported in March at NT$114.6 billion.

Total revenue for January to last month was NT$603.76 billion, down 3 percent from the same period last year, the statement said.

Quanta shipped 4.5 million portable PCs last month, with total shipments from January to last month hitting 31.9 million.

It aims to ship 57 million notebooks for the whole of this year.

Smaller rival Wistron Corp (緯創) reported revenue of NT$51.56 billion last month, down 11.53 percent from June, but 5.28 percent higher than the same month last year.

Revenue from January to last month was NT$348.05 billion, up 2.03 percent from last year.

Wistron, which shipped 2.4 million notebooks last month, aims to ship a total of 30 million portable PCs this year.

Asustek Computer Inc (華碩), the world’s No. 5 PC brand, yesterday posted NT$31.86 billion in unconsolidated sales last month, up 13 percent month-on-month and a jump of 38 percent year-on-year.

Separately, AU Optronics Corp (AUO, 友達光電), the nation’s No. 2 LCD panel maker, yesterday said its consolidated sales fell 15.8 percent year-on-year to NT$32.74 billion last month, up 4.7 percent month-on-month, a company statement showed.

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