By: Pan Chi-i and Frances Huang
Taipei, Aug. 1 (CNA) Shipments of Taiwan-made liquid crystal display (LCD) TVs fell more than 8 percent in the second quarter from a year earlier as Chinese TV brand Haier cut orders placed to Taiwanese contract makers, according to Taipei-based Digitimes Research.
In a research report, Digitimes Research said that Taiwanese contract maker Compal Electronics Inc. (仁寶) witnessed its shipments fall as its clients entered a product transition period.
But, an increase in shipments to South Korean buyer LG Electronics Co. and to China’s Xiaomi lent some support to Taiwanese LCD TV sales in the quarter to some extent, the report said. [FULL STORY]