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Digitimes Research: Taiwan ODMs see LCD monitor shipments decrease in 4Q14
Betty Shyu, DIGITIMES Research, Taipei

Taiwan-based ODMs shipped 21.90 million LCD monitors in the fourth quarter of 2014, decreasing 1.2% sequentially and 10.5% on year, according to Digitimes Research.

Of the shipments, 58.1% were 20-inch and above models, Digitimes Research indicated.

Taiwan-based makers shipped 85.81 million LCD monitors in 2014, dropping 4.6% on year. Their global market share reached 63.1%, down 0.2pp from 2013.

The upcoming long Lunar New Year holidays in China will affect Taiwan-based ODMs' production there. Their monitor shipments will continue to decline in February, decreasing 5.4% sequentially to 20.72 million units. But compared to the volume for the same month in 2014, it will register growth, according to Digitimes Research.

For 2015, global monitor shipments are expected to decline 2-3% to a volume under 133 million.

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