All Entries in the Tag : Asia

Taiwan market: LCD TV shipments grow 5% in 2012

LCD TV shipments to the Taiwan market grew 5%in 2012, with local brand vendor Sampo coming in first at 210,000 shipments, according to market observers.

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Japanese Firms Feel Growing Pains In Asia

TOKYO (Nikkei)–Asia’s diversity is one of the sources of its economic growth, but unclear regulatory systems, income gaps, and ethnic and religious tension can pose major risks to businesses there.

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Sales of low-priced smartphones to gain momentum in 2013

Sales of smartphones priced below NT$15,000 (US$517) will gain momentum in the Taiwan market in 2013 as mobile operators will push sales of low-priced models to accelerate the industry’s shift to the 3G technology, according to sources at retain channels.

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Foxconn to focus on technology transfer and commerce development in Indonesia

Commenting on the recent news from Indonesia that Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) will establish factories in the country in 2013, Foxconn, although declining to confirm nor deny the reports, pointed out that it maintains a good communication with Indonesia and is currently focusing mainly on technology transfer and commerce development in the country.

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Taiwan IC distributors look to slow demand in 1Q13

Taiwan-based IC distributors are conservative about their business outlooks for the first quarter of 2013 as demand for IC parts has been affected by a pile-up of smartphone and tablet inventories in the end market, particularly in China, according to industry sources.

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Foxconn’s Indonesia investment put on hold

The investment in Indonesia by Foxconn Technology Group has been put on hold as negotiations continue.

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Avnet to acquire USI Electronics

Electronic component distributor Avnet, has announced that it has agreed to acquire substantially all of the operating assets of Universal Semiconductor, Inc. (USI Electronics).

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