Want China Times
Shipments of projectors in Taiwan dropped by an annual 11.4% in the first quarter due
to delays in supply contracts to schools, according to data compiled by research group International Data Corp. (IDC).
The 19,926 projectors shipped in the January-March period also represented a decline of 9% from the fourth quarter.
The slide during the first quarter, which traditionally is a slow season for electronic goods, was aggravated by two key factors, IDC said in a research report on Tuesday.
Education sector demand was weaker than normal because of delays in issuing supply contracts, and there were fewer business days in the quarter because of the Lunar New Year holiday, IDC said. [FULL STORY]