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China suppliers, new enemies of the Taiwan IT industry?
  • As China-based OEMs/ODMs and component suppliers are gradually achieving improvements in their technologies and are outmatching Taiwan players in terms of costs and flexibility, Taiwan's IT industry is now facing a serious threat from the China supply chain.

    Last update: Wednesday 14 August 2013 [8 news items]

China-based IC designer Allwinner lands orders from Taiwan

Aug 14, 12:40

China-based Allwinner Technology has won orders for its processors for use in tablets from Taiwan-based Micro-Star International (MSI) and expects to land similar orders from Asustek...

Lenovo-Compal joint venture to outsource front-end manufacturing to China OEMs

Aug 12, 11:51

Lenovo and Compal Electronics' joint venture in China has recently started outsourcing its front-end manufacturing to China-based notebook OEMs, aiming to quickly raise its capacity,...

China-based BYD lands Intel 7-inch educational tablet orders

Aug 7, 21:57

After having landed smartphone orders from Nokia, Samsung Electronics, Huawei, BlackBerry and High-Tech Computer (HTC), China-based EMS provider BYD has recently acquired orders for...

China component suppliers to join Intel 2-in-1 supply chain

Aug 6, 10:46

In addition to Taiwan-based component suppliers, Intel is now also inviting China-based suppliers to join its 2-in-1 product supply chain, hoping to leverage their cost advantages...

China PC supply chain competing for orders with cheaper quotes

Jul 22, 21:10

China-based component makers have recently started competing for orders from PC ODMs with their advantages in product quote, which is about 10-20% lower than the market's average,...

China-based BYD strengthening presence in global OEM/EMS smartphone, tablet markets

Jul 10, 11:39

China-based BYD Electronic has strengthened its presence in the global OEM/EMS smartphone and tablet markets, posing increased competition to Taiwan-based handset ODMs and component...

Taiwan component makers worried about drops in Samsung global smartphone market share

Jul 8, 20:51

Samsung Electronics, currently the world's largest smartphone vendor, has continually downwardly adjusted its shipment targets by 10-20% during the past two quarters, causing Taiwan-based...

China stringent money policies expected to benefit Taiwan component factories

Jun 28, 12:06

As the China government has enforced very stringent money supply policies, small China-based notebook component makers have faced operational problems due to difficulty obtaining...

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Realtime news
  • Taiwan September manufacturing production index down on month, up on year, says MOEA

    Bits + chips | 8h 24min ago

  • Taiflex Scientific, ThinFlex net NT$3.42, NT$1.85 EPS for January-September

    Before Going to Press | 8h 54min ago

  • Digitimes Research: Global LED supply in 2015 may be tight

    Before Going to Press | 9h 40min ago

  • Taiwan market: HTC maintains largest market share by sales volume in September

    Before Going to Press | 9h 42min ago

  • Supply chains still experiencing pressure to reduce panel pricing

    Before Going to Press | 10h ago

  • Foxconn will not acquire TPK, says company

    Before Going to Press | 10h 4min ago

  • Taiwan makers still eyeing sales of Ultra HD TV panels, high-end IT displays

    Before Going to Press | 10h 23min ago

  • Himax Technologies sees booming orders for LCoS solutions

    Before Going to Press | 10h 38min ago

  • Innolux announces acquisition of assets from Hoya Microelectronics

    Before Going to Press | 10h 39min ago

  • Taiwan IC designers expect drops in 3Q14 gross margins

    Before Going to Press | 10h 46min ago

  • Taiwan makers 3-5 years ahead of China in LTPS technology, says AUO

    Before Going to Press | 10h 50min ago

  • Digitimes Research: Taiwan makers developing more technology for second-wave 802.11ac devices

    Before Going to Press | 10h 53min ago

  • Digitimes Research: OLED TV pricing to remain double Ultra HD TV pricing through 2016

    Before Going to Press | 10h 59min ago

  • Sony to launch 12-inch tablet in 1Q15, say Taiwan makers

    Before Going to Press | 11h 2min ago

  • Laibao reaches 80% yields on 5G line; OGS shipments reach 600,000 a month

    Before Going to Press | 11h 3min ago

  • Taiwan makers in China less interested in additional investment, says TEEMA

    Before Going to Press | 11h 9min ago

  • Intel Global Summit 2014 to focus on IoT, smart wearable devices, say Taiwan makers

    Before Going to Press | 11h 17min ago

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