China lockdown
Surging COVID-infections have sent China locking down major manufacturing hubs, including Shanghai and Kunshan.
Monday 16 May 2022
Quanta, Inventec upbeat about 2H22 server shipment prospects
Taiwan-based server makers Quanta Computer and Inventec are expecting shipments to grow in the second half of the year thanks to strong demand from US-based cloud service providers...
Thursday 12 May 2022
Notebook production in China unlikely to be fully restored until July
Overall notebook production in China, which mainly takes place in major coastal cities in eastern China, is unlikely to return to pre-lockdown levels until July, according to industry...
Wednesday 11 May 2022
Chicony Electronics expects 2Q22 revenues to drop due to China lockdown
Keyboard and CCM (compact camera module) maker Chicony Electronics expects consolidated revenues for second-quarter 2022 to slip less than 5% sequentially due to impact of COVID lockdown...
Wednesday 11 May 2022
Yen Sun sees no cutback in China orders for car cooling fans
Automotive cooling fan supplier Yen Sun Technology has seen no cutback in orders from the China market despite chip shortages and COVID lockdowns in Shanghai and other major Chinese...
Wednesday 11 May 2022
Coretronic sees decreased April shipments
Coretronic shipped 44,000 projectors and visual solution devices as well as 2.829 million LED backlight units (BLUs) in April, the former decreasing 69% sequentially and remaining...
Wednesday 11 May 2022
MediaTek posts revenue decline in April
Lockdown restrictions in major Chinese cities have made an adverse impact on end-market demand and also supply chains involving mobile SoC specialist MediaTek, which saw its April...
Tuesday 10 May 2022
Asustek seeking to outperform industry average in PC sales growth in 2022
While the global PC market is expected to experience a 10% decline in 2022, Asustek Computer is seeking to outperform the industry average.
Tuesday 10 May 2022
Qisda optimistic about 2022 despite lingering impacts from China lockdowns
Taiwan-based EMS provider Qisda has been heavily impacted by the lockdowns in China, but remains optimistic about growth in 2022. Lockdown impacts are expected to persist through...
Tuesday 10 May 2022
Notebook ODMs post shipment falls in April
Notebook ODMs all experienced shipment falls in April, probably the lowest level in the second quarter, according to industry sources.
Monday 9 May 2022
Epistar expects May shipments to be affected by China lockdowns
LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Epistar expects its shipments in May to be impacted by COVID lockdowns in China, but shipments will return to be normal in June, according to the...
Monday 9 May 2022
MacBook Pro shipments seriously delayed by China lockdowns
Quanta Computer's production capacity for MacBook Pros at its Shanghai, China site so far still has not been fully restored and consumers who place orders for Apple notebooks now...
Friday 6 May 2022
Elan looks to further disperse production bases
Elan Microelectronics, a supplier of notebook touch ICs, has said the COVID-19 lockdown in China's Kunshan has affected its April revenue. It plans to disperse outsourced production...
Friday 6 May 2022
PC component makers see no cutback in customer orders amid China lockdowns
China's COVID lockdowns and restrictions have little impacted order placements from clients despite causing shipment delays, but supply chain players may not be able to fully resume...
Thursday 5 May 2022
Kunshan starts easing lockdown
The Chinese city of Kunshan has started easing its COVID lockdown, but local supply chains are unlikely to resume normal operations until mid- or late May, according to industry so...
Tuesday 3 May 2022
Quanta resumes MacBook production at Shanghai plant
Quanta Computer's plant in Shanghai, China is gradually resuming its production of Apple's MacBook products with order pull-ins also slowly turning strong, according to sources from...