High copper price damaging profitability of notebook component makers

Yen-Shyang Hwang, Ninelu Tu and Yenting Chen, Taipei; Joseph Tsai, DIGITIMES Asia 0

Taiwan-based makers of notebook components such as connector, cable, power supply and cooling modules are seeing their profitability drop as the recent global copper price is hovering above US$10,000 per metric ton, up from US$3,000 in early 2009 and...

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