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Taiwan polysilicon maker Powertec receives government funding

May 16, 11:37

Taiwan-based polysilicon maker Powertec Energy has obtained equity investment of NT$700 million (US$23.2 million) from Taiwan's National Development Fund through private placement,...

Taiwan market: LCD TV demand in 2014 to remain flat

May 15, 14:39

LCD TV demand in Taiwan during 2014 is expected to remain flat on year at around 1.4 million units.

LCD TV

Taiwan solar-grade wafer makers uninterested in producing monocrystalline models

May 14, 15:31

While Taiwan-based crystalline silicon solar cell makers have been generally shifting to, or increasing production of, monocrystalline solar cells to meet growing demand, Taiwan-based...

Asustek increases Zenfone components orders to meet demand in China

May 14, 14:34

Asustek Computer is expected to attain its target global shipments of 10 million ZenFone smartphnes in 2014 as the devices are seeing significant demand in the China market, according...

Asustek ZenFone smartphones

Digitimes Research: Taiwan LCD TV makers see shipments decline over 20% in 1Q14

May 13, 16:02

Taiwan LCD TV makers' shipments reached 7.53 million units in the first quarter of 2014, down 20.8% on quarter, according to Digitimes Research.

Taiwan smartphone panel makers faced with heating competition in China market

May 13, 15:18

In view of fast growing demand from China-based smartphone vendors, JDI (Japan Display) and LG Display have lowered quotes to compete for orders for panels used in mid-range and high-end...

Gintech, GET plan to merge subsidiaries

May 13, 11:15

Taiwan-based solar cell maker Gintech Energy plans to merge with PV module maker Apollo Solar Energy, a subsidiary solar wafer maker Green Energy Technology (GET), while GET plans...

MacBook shipments in 2Q14 to grow 28.6% sequentially, say Taiwan makers

May 12, 10:33

There will be 3.6 million MacBook notebooks shipped in the second quarter of 2014, increasing 28.6% on quarter, according to Taiwan-based supply chain makers.

Pegatron only Taiwan notebook ODM to see sequential growth in April revenues

May 12, 10:30

Taiwan-based notebook ODMs Compal Electronics, Inventec, Wistron and Pegatron have reported consolidated revenues for April, with only Pegatron seeing on-month growth, according to...

Taiwan April export value down on month, says MOF

May 9, 16:28

Taiwan recorded total export value of US$26.6 billion for April 2014, decreasing 4.2% on month but increasing 6.2% on year, while the corresponding import value of US$24.06 billion...

Some Taiwan solar wafer makers mulling merger with China firms

May 9, 16:24

Major China-based solar wafer makers reportedly have contacted Taiwan-based fellow makers about the possibility of mergers. Taiwan-based makers, due to continued operating losses...

Taiwan PC IC designers conservative about 2Q14

May 9, 14:09

Taiwan-based PC IC design houses are generally conservative about the prospects for second quarter of 2014, expecting their sales to grow 5-10% on average for the quarter, according...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan 9-inch and above panel shipments fall to 62.21 million units in 1Q14

May 9, 12:33

Taiwan panel makers' shipments of 9-inch and above size TFT LCD panels reached 62.21 million units in the first quarter of 2014, down 3.2% on quarter, according to Digitimes Resear...

TacBright to invest NT$3 billion to expand TAC film facilities

May 8, 20:40

TacBright Optronics, a TAC (triacetyl cellulose) film subsidiary of Taiwan-based Shinkong Synthetic Fibers (SSF), will invest NT$3 billion (US$100 million) to construct a new TAC...

China vendors to rely on Taiwan high-end TV panels, says Innolux president

May 8, 14:14

As China's panel industry is expected to see significant increases in TV panel production capacity by 2015, many market observers claim Taiwan's TV panel industry is likely to be...

China datacenter orders to be dominated by Taiwan server makers

May 7, 22:06

As China's datacenter market is seeing rapid growth, first-tier server brand vendors such as Hewlett-Packard (HP) and Dell are both aggressively trying to enter the industry. Since...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan LCD monitor shipments drop 18.9% in 1Q14

May 7, 21:45

Taiwan makers' LCD monitor shipments dropped 18.9% on quarter and 4.4% on year in the first quarter of 2014 to 19.83 million units, according to Digitimes Research.

Taiwan generates 213,400GWh of power in 2013, says Taipower

May 7, 15:43

A total 213,400GWh of electricity was generated in Taiwan in 2013, according to state-run Taiwan Power Company (Taipower).

Taiwan makers see orders for notebook touch panels shift to China

May 7, 15:37

Taiwan touch panel makers are losing orders for touch panels used in notebooks to makers in China due to price competition, according to industry sources.

Global market share for monocrystalline solar cells may rise, say Taiwan makers

May 7, 15:18

Since the polycrystalline silicon solar cell sector has come to a bottleneck hiking energy conversion rates and cost is increasing, monocrystalline silicon solar cells seem to have...

Tongli to establish R&D facilities in Taiwan

May 6, 16:20

China-based protective film maker Tongli Optoelectronic Technology will set up research and development facilities in Taiwan in order to further harness business opportunities from...

Taiwan April CPI up on month, year, says DGBAS

May 6, 16:11

Taiwan's April 2014 consumer price index (CPI) of 103.73 (2011 as base year) increased 0.66% on month and 1.05% on year, while the corresponding wholesale price index (WPI) of 96.84%...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan touch panel shipments vary in 1Q14

May 6, 14:52

Taiwan makers' handset touch panel shipments reached 50.19 million in the first quarter of 2014, up 12.4% on quarter, according to Digitimes Research.

Taiwan market: Sony launches SmartBand SWR10

May 6, 10:59

Sony Mobile Communications has announced the launch of SmarBand SWR10 smart bracelet in the Taiwan market at a recommended retail price of NT$3,990 (US$132).

Sony SmartBand SWR10

Exhibitors show mixed expectations for Computex 2014

May 5, 22:31

Computex 2014 will be hosted from June 3-7 at the Taipei World Trade Center in Taiwan. Some exhibitors are concerned that the show may not be as attractive to visitors this year (2014)...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan sees large decrease in 1Q14 digital camera shipments

May 5, 14:15

Taiwan-based ODMs shipped 2.367 million digital cameras in the first quarter of 2014, decreasing by 30.4% on quarter and by 58.6% on year, according to Digitimes Research.

Taiwan PCB suppliers ramping HDI boards

May 5, 14:12

Taiwan-based PCB suppliers, including Unimicron Technology, Compeq Manufacturing and Unitech Printed Circuit Board, have ramped up the capacity utilization rates of their HDI board...

Taiwan market: Leica to launch digital camera T-System

May 2, 14:26

Leica will launch its T-System digital camera in the Taiwan market in late May at a recommended retail price of NT$65,000 (US$2,149) for the body alone, according to the vendor's...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan IC design industry maintains momentum in 1Q14

May 2, 12:38

The production value of Taiwan's IC design industry totaled NT$119.52 billion (US$3.96 billion) in the first quarter of 2014, down 4% sequentially but up 19.7% from a year earlier,...

Chunghwa Telecom aims at 40% share in Taiwan 4G market in 2014

May 2, 12:00

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) aims at a market share of 40% in the Taiwan 4G market by the end of 2014, company chairman Rick Tsai has disclosed.

Taiwan LED chip makers expect to see increased orders from Korea TV vendors in 2Q14

May 2, 11:49

Taiwan LED chip makers expect to benefit from orders from Samsung Electronics and LG Electronics for direct-type LED TVs as of the second quarter of 2014.

Digitimes Research: Taiwan small- to medium-size panel shipments down in 1Q14

Apr 30, 15:59

Taiwan panel makers' shipments of small- to medium-size panels reached 301 million in the first quarter of 2014, down 18.3% on quarter and down 13.9% on year, according to Digitimes...

PV system installation in China may surge in 2H14, say Taiwan makers

Apr 30, 14:58

There is likely to be concentration of PV systems installed around China due to government-offered feed-in tariff subsidies in the second half of 2014, and consequently Taiwan-based...

Taiwan 1Q14 economic growth rate upward adjusted to 3.04%, says DGBAS

Apr 30, 14:51

Taiwan's economic growth rate, on-year growth in GDP, in the first quarter of 2014 has been upward adjusted from 3.02% estimated in February 2014 to 3.04%, according to advance estimates...

Taiwan market: HTC to price Desire 816 lower to boost market share

Apr 29, 15:26

HTC will launch its high performance mid-range model, the Desire 816, in the Taiwan market in May at a price lower than market expectations, a move which will add more pressure on...

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