Taiwan PCB Industry News

- Oct 17, 2018-

The gulf, a manufacturing hub for consumer electronics, continued to outperform expectations last year.By analyzing the shipments of printed circuit boards in Taiwan, the trend of global electronics market can be predicted.Growth was slow at the start of 2017, with shipments in January running in negative territory compared with the same period last year and continuing to languish until April.But shipments rebounded sharply in May 2017;Growth rate in black letters.Each month's shipment figures are up from last month (except October 2017).Shipments increased and revenue hit an all-time high.

At the end of 2017, Taiwan's listed cabinet printed circuit manufacturers had gross revenue of t $594.4 billion ($20.4 billion), an increase of 9.58 percent compared to 2016.The growth rate of Taiwan's printed circuit board manufacturing industry was higher than that of other countries, and the total revenue in December 2017 was 69.58% higher than that in December 2016.

Most of the soft plates are used for mobile devices.Apple mostly USES the circuit boards for smartphones, penphones and smartwatches.The iPhone 8 and iPhone X are available for Christmas;It also marks the 10th anniversary of the iPhone series.Most apple products are assembled by EMS Taiwan.Hon hai and ZD technology benefited from apple's strong and growing performance, and the historic rise in soft panel earnings can be directly attributed to apple.

Japan's Nippon Mektron and Fujikura were apple's main suppliers of the software, and apple later decided to take a different direction and adopt Taiwanese suppliers.Recently, apple's supply list also added a number of Korean soft board manufacturers, however, the other side has not been confirmed, and apple also continued to heavily use Taiwan's soft board.

Shipments in January 2018 were down 6.65 percent from December 2017, but this is due to seasonal fluctuations.To be sure, total revenue in January was up 31.64 percent from January 2017.Most Taiwanese printed circuit manufacturers are optimistic about this year's forecast.Sales in the first quarter beat forecasts and pre-sales in the second quarter were strong.