Date: May 21, 2015
By: Lauly Li / Staff reporter
The nation’s notebook computer shipments are expected to drop 5 percent annually to 139 million units this year because of the increasing production capacity of Chinese manufacturers, the Market Intelligence & Consulting Institute (MIC, 產業情報研究所) said yesterday.
The world’s leading PC maker, Lenovo Group Ltd (聯想), which held a 20 percent share of the global notebook market last year — the largest chunk — is in the process of raising its production capacity, which will reduce its orders to Taiwanese makers, MIC senior manager Charles Chou (周士雄) told reporters on the sidelines of a news conference in Taipei. [FULL STORY]