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AUO November 2004 Consolidated Revenues Totaled NT$13.3 Billion (2004.12.08)
Hsinchu, Taiwan

AU Optronics Corp. ("AUO" or the "Company") (TAIEX: 2409; NYSE: AUO) today announced preliminary consolidated net sales of NT$13,332 million and unconsolidated net sales of NT$13,294 million for the month of November 2004.

Unit shipments of large-sized panels for applications such as desktop monitor, notebook, and LCD TV, reached a record high of 1.89 million on seasonal strength, a 10.6% increase over October. Shipments of small- and medium-sized panels continued its seasonal decline, decreasing by 23.5% from October to 2.87 million.

Unaudited consolidated revenues for the month of November increased by 4.0% M-o-M, while unconsolidated net sales rose 4.1% from October. On a year-over-year basis, consolidated and unconsolidated net sales rose 17.3% and 25.9%, respectively. Unaudited consolidated revenues for January through November totaled NT$154.8 billion, representing an increase of 66.5% from the previous year.

Sales Report: (Unit: NT$ million)

Net Sales (1)(2)(4) Consolidated (3) Unconsolidated
November 2004 13,332 13,294
October 2004 12,825 12,767
M-o-M Growth 4.0% 4.1%
November 2003 11,369 10,561
Y-o-Y Growth 17.3% 25.9%
Year-to-Date 2004 154,770 151,599
Year-to-Date 2003 92,964 86,447
Y-o-Y Growth 66.5% 75.4%

(1) All figures are prepared in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles in Taiwan.
(2) Year 2004 figures are unaudited, prepared by AU Optronics Corp.
(3) Consolidated numbers include AU Optronics Corporation, AU Optronics (L) Corporation, and AU Optronics (Suzhou) Corporation.
(4) Numbers modified to reflect the adjustments made by auditors on First Nine Months 2004 Financial Statements and to reflect foreign exchange translation adjustments.