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IC packaging houses see little impact from strong NT dollar in 4Q10, less certain about 1Q11

Dec 15, 01:35

The NT dollar began to strengthen against the US dollar at the end of the third quarter of 2010, and on December 14, the US dollar-to-NT dollar exchange rate temporarily fell below...

Siward increases stake in optical light filter subsidiary

Dec 15, 01:00

Quartz component maker Siward Crystal Technology has raised its stake in China-based optical light filter company Apex Optech to 69%, according to Siward.

Taiwan battery makers see mixed November

Dec 7, 02:20

Taiwan-based battery module makers Simplo Technology, Dynapack International Technology and Celxpert Energy have posted mixed results for their November 2010 revenues.

Keyboard maker Darfon sees decline in November

Dec 7, 02:10

Taiwan-based notebook keyboard maker Darfon Electronics has announced consolidated revenues of NT$2.17 billion (US$71.9 million) for November, down 6.59% on month and 16.93% on year...

Acer monitoring Euro exchange fluctuations

Dec 6, 16:50

Due to the recent declining exchange rate of the Euro against the US dollar, Acer, which focus mainly in Europe, is monitoring the fluctuation closely as its recent sales in Europe...

Component makers facing dilemma over inventory management

Nov 23, 02:10

Taiwan-based notebook makers are currently facing a dilemma over their inventory preparations as their downstream partners have started to place short-term orders to avoid the risk...

IC distributor WT Micro sees 7-12% drop in 4Q10 revenues

Nov 4, 01:25

IC distributor WT Microelectronics expects revenues for the fourth quarter of 2010 to be between NT$15 billion (US$492 million) and NT$16 billion, down 7-12% on quarter. Gross margin...

Chip-resistor makers expect 10% decline in 4Q10 revenues

Nov 3, 10:34

Taiwan-based chip-resistor makers in general saw October revenues fall 5-10% sequentially due to fewer working days in the month, and the fourth quarter could see a revenue decline...

Japan DVD and CD outsourcing may not help Taiwan makers much, says sources

Nov 2, 02:20

As Japan-based optical disc maker Taiyo Yuden was recently reported to have cut its CD and DVD production by 40% due to the rising Japan exchange rate, market watchers believe the...

Touch-panel maker EDT posts profit for 3Q10

Nov 2, 01:10

Thanks to growing capacitive touch panel production, Emerging Display Technologies (EDT) turned in a net profit of NT$20.9 million (US$686,202) or NT$0.11 a share. Third-quarter revenues...

Panel makers take precautions against appreciating NT dollar

Oct 20, 17:16

TFT-LCD panel makers are not worried about the recent appreciation of the NT dollar but they have to take precautions to avoid any further impact on their profits. They are also worried...

Chip packagers expect currency volatility to erode 4Q10 revenues by 1-3%

Oct 20, 14:45

Taiwan-based chip packaging and testing houses are predicting the US dollar to NT dollar exchange rate to reach 1:30.50 by the end of 2010, which could erode their fourth-quarter...

TSMC and UMC say no plans to raise prices despite currency fluctuations

Oct 20, 14:42

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) and United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) have both said they will not increase contract manufacturing prices despite the strengthening...

Acer founder holds US responsible for potential exchange rate chaos

Oct 19, 15:25

Acer founder Stan Shih, at a summit in Taiwan, commenting on Taiwan's increasing exchange rate, said that it is normal for exchange rates to fluctuate and since other countries are...

Rising Taiwan exchange rate impacts notebook makers

Oct 5, 01:40

As the New Taiwan dollar (NT$) exchange rate to the US dollars has risen 2.4% over the past month, sources from Taiwan-based notebook makers pointed out that the increase will directly...

Limited impact from rise in NT dollar, say Delta and Lite-On Tech

Oct 5, 01:25

Power supply maker Delta Electronics indicated that profits from currency exchange rates in the first half of 2010 came to NT$275 million (US$8.86 million), and since the company...

Taiwan expected to become the largest Blu-ray disc maker by the end of 2010

Sep 30, 01:45

Although Taiwan currently only has two makers, Ritek and CMC Magnetics, manufacturing Blu-ray discs, as the Japanese Yen exchange rate appreciates, Japan-based makers are starting...

Weakening US dollar spurs speculative trading in DRAM spot market, says inSpectrum

Jun 25, 16:56

Speculative trading took place in the DRAM spot market this week (June 21-25) as some China-based traders/brokers realized that the weakening US dollar against the Chinese yuan allowed...

China-based solar companies incur over US$100 million in exchange rate losses in 1Q10

May 21, 12:08

China-based solar companies lost more than US$100 million from euro depreciation in the first quarter, according to Chinese media reports.

Taiwan-based solar module makers affected by cell price hikes and exchange rate

May 10, 11:04

Taiwan-based solar module makers could post losses in the second quarter due to solar cell shortage-induced price hikes and exchange rate volatility, according to industry sources.

Weak euro may dampen 1Q10 profits for Acer and Asustek

Mar 29, 12:24

Acer's and Asustek Computer's profits in the first quarter of 2010 may be dampened by the declining euro, as Acer has about 50-60% of its revenues from the Europe market and Asustek...

Alpha Networks net profits down 36% on year in 1H09

Aug 11, 11:03

Taiwan-based network equipment maker Alpha Networks has announced net profits of NT$282 million (US$8.6 million) for the first half of 2009, down 36% on year mainly due to lower gross...

Asustek and Acer not affected much by recent exchange rate fluctuation, says paper

Newswatch - Apr 7, 14:18

Asustek Computer and Acer both claim they have not been affected much by the recent increase in the exchange rate of the NT dollar, according to a Chinese-language Apply Daily...

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