China Shipment growth has helped contribute to a 5 per cent year on year growth in worldwide shipments for the month of May in-spite of shortfalls in recessing developed economies. LCD forecasts have been revised downward, while CRT TV and PDP TV forecast estimates have been revised upward in light of still robust demand from developing countries. LCD set makers currently face excess inventories of panels likely to impact future panel supplier revenues and prices.
Tables and charts included:
- May Global Shipments of FPD TVs;Global TV Market Forecasts;Major Global TV Brands Cut This Year's Sales Targets;Shipment Ratio of LCD Panels to LCD TVs
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Research and Analysis Director, Smartphone
Jusy Hong is responsible for mobile device, networks and media in the Asia Pacific. He covers mobile handset shipment, production, technology, & media trends as well as companies' strategies.