Taiwan's LCD monitor shipments fell 6.3% month-on-month in Q1 2018
According to relevant data, Taiwan’s LCD shipments fell 6.3% to below 20 million units in the first quarter of 2018.
However, Taiwan’s share of global LCD monitor shipments increased slightly in the first quarter of 2018. The main reason for this trend was the efforts of Korean counterparts to increase revenue rather than increase output. The volume of goods has led to a sharp drop in the market share of Korean companies in this quarter.
In terms of product size, shipments of 22-inch and larger LCD monitors in the first quarter of 2018 increased slightly compared with the previous quarter, revealing that the development of personal computer monitors will continue to be large-size Mainly.
In terms of output value, the output value of Taiwan’s liquid crystal display products has declined more than unit shipments, reflecting the slight decline in panel prices this quarter and the slowdown in the expansion of the display scale, and only the quarterly average selling price has appeared. Declining situation.
For a single company, Qisda performed fairly stable in the first quarter, even achieving a double-digit annual growth rate, while Foxconn’s shipments remained stable this quarter. For the second quarter of 2018, due to seasonal demand, shipments of most Taiwanese display manufacturers may experience growth.
After experiencing a 2.8% decline to 120 million units in 2017, global LCD shipments are expected to continue to decline by 2-3% in 2018. However, Qisda is expected to continue to maintain a double-digit growth rate in 2018.