Monday 3 July 2023
MA-tek steps up overseas expansion
IC verification lab Materials Analysis Technology (MA-tek) plans to allocate NT$1.2 billion (US$38.6 million) in capital expenditures for 2023, of which nearly 80% will be used to...
Tuesday 25 April 2023
Factory closures, layoffs happening in China electronics industry
Many small- and medium-size businesses involved in the local supply chain for electronics parts and other devices have seen factory closures and layoffs in southern and eastern China,...
Wednesday 15 February 2023
IC design houses differ in opinions on 2023 economy
The IC design industry has recently released a clearer market outlook forecast. The consensus is that after the valley of 1Q23, demand will see a slight recovery in the second quarter...
Wednesday 8 February 2023
Global 4Q22 smartphone shipments fall 15.4% on year, says Omdia
Worldwide smartphone shipments totaled 301.5 million units in the fourth quarter of 2022, down 15.4% on year, according to Omdia. Typically, the last quarter sees the most shipments,...
Monday 30 January 2023
China market: Smartphone shipments hit 10-year low
China's smartphone market finished 2022 with an annual shipment of 287 million units, representing an on-year decline of 14% and hitting a 10-year low, according to Canalys Researc...
Thursday 29 December 2022
China smartphone market - 3Q 2022


Thursday 24 November 2022
Foxconn responds to protests at Zhengzhou iPhone plant in China
Violent protests have erupted at Hon Hai Precision Industry's (Foxconn) iPhone assembly plant in Zhengzhou, China, prompting a response from the company saying it will continue to...
Wednesday 23 November 2022
Violent protests erupt at Apple's main iPhone plant in China
Hundreds of workers at Apple's main iPhone-making plant in China clashed with security personnel, as tensions boiled over after almost a month under tough restrictions intended to...
Thursday 10 November 2022
China unveils new policies to solicit foreign investments in manufacturing operations
China's severe COVID lockdown measures and tough sanctions from the US have sparked concerns that supply chain relocation to India and Vietnam will be accelerated. This has prompted...
Tuesday 1 November 2022
Foxconn still evaluating losses from COVID-hit plant in China
Hon Hai Technology Group (Foxconn) is still evaluating losses arising from its COVID-hit plant in Zhengzhou, China, and is considering measures such as support from other plants to...
Tuesday 1 November 2022
Foxconn gears up to battle COVID infections at iPhone assembly base in China
Foxconn Technology Group's major iPhone and components manufacturing base located at Zhengzhou Airport Economy Zone in China's Henan province reportedly has seen a large number of...
Wednesday 19 October 2022
COVID lockdown in Ningbo to have little impact on panel output locally
Taiwan-based Innolux, Cheng Mei Materials Technology (CMMT), and other LCD panel and related materials suppliers with plant operations in Ningbo in China's Zhejiang province expect...
Friday 2 September 2022
Notebook vendors stepping up diversification of manufacturing bases
With lockdown measures being imposed in several Chinese cities due to a resurgence of COVID outbreaks locally, notebook assemblers and related suppliers are being asked by brand US...
Wednesday 31 August 2022
COVID resurgence in Sichuan to have little impact on notebook production
A resurgence of coronavirus outbreaks in Chongqing and Chengdu in China's Sichuan province is unlikely to have a substantial impact on the overall local notebook output, due to the...
Friday 5 August 2022
Inventec, Quanta to embrace sales growth in 2H22
ODMs Inventec and Quanta are expected to post sales increases in the second half of 2022 despite market observers' anticipation of a particularly weak second half of the year for...
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