Taipei, March 18, 2009---According to WitsView’s survey, global large-sized panel shipments (including the 8.9” and above) reached 27.82 million units in Feb09, up by 25.1% MoM. But on a YoY basis, it still amounted to a 16.1% fall. After 5 consecutive monthly declines since Sep08, an increase was finally witnessed in Feb09.
Taipei, March 25, 2009---According to WitsView’s survey, the Top 10 SIs shipped a total of 10.5 million monitors in February, up by16.2% MoM. Although February belongs to the traditional weak seasonality, a high level of business activity was seen, as downstream brand and retailers’ continued to replenish their inventory.
Taipei, March 3, 2009---According to WitsView’s latest research, utilization of the Fourier Transform analysis on the monthly averaged MCI (Market Confidence Index) data reveal that the next relative low point is projected to occur during Mar09~Apr09, while the high point is set to appear in Aug09~Sep09, the traditional peak season.
Taipei, February 1, 2009---As panel makers gradually disclose their 4Q08 financial results, it is seen that even the first tier players have started to post huge financial losses. Obtaining further material costdown has become one of the most efficient ways to improve businesses. According to WitsView, the component price war is expected to be exceptionally intense this quarter.
Taipei, January 22, 2009---According to WitsView, the Top 10 SIs shipped a total of 7.9 million monitors in December. This amounted to a MoM drop of 11.8%. In the wake of the continuous macroeconomic woes, the decline was mainly attributed to the SIs’ inventory clearing since November, along with December’s year-end inventory accounting.