Taipei, January 12, 2008---In the wake of the severe downturn in the TFT-LCD industry last year, the MCI index underwent sharp persisting declines since June. It subsequently even fell to a new historical low of 3606.
Taipei, January 16, 2009---According to WitsView’s survey, worldwide large-size panel shipments reached 25.15 million units in December 2008, down slightly by 2.6% MoM. On a YoY basis, they slumped by 23.9%. Although the general end market demand remained uncertain, a stronger pull-in effect occurred during December.
Taipei, January 7, 2008---According to WitsView's 1HJan price survey, mainstream TV and notebook panels continued to fall respectively by 2-6% ($5-10) and 4-5% ($2-3), while monitor panels remained stable.
Taipei, December 24, 2008---According to WitsView’s Top 10 SI monitor survey, shipments slumped by 28.3% MoM during November. But given the deteriorating global economy, clients continued to cut orders, thus resulting in a bigger than expected decline.
Taipei, December 22, 2008---According to WitsView’s market survey, mainstream IT panel prices fell by 2-4% ($2-3) in 2HDec, while TVs dropped by 7-11% (about $20-30).