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AU Optronics Corp. July 2008 Consolidated Revenue Totaled NT$32.7 Billion (2008.08.06)
Hsinchu, Taiwan,

AU Optronics Corp. ("AUO" or the "Company") (TAIEX: 2409; NYSE: AUO) today announced its July 2008 revenue with preliminary consolidated and unconsolidated basis of NT$32,654 million and NT$32,460 million. Owing to the loading rate adjustment cope with the cautious inventory control in 3Q08, the revenue declined 11.1% and 10.8% sequentially, and 18.6% and 19.1% year-over-year respectively. 

Shipments of large-sized panels(a) used in desktop monitor, notebook PC, LCD TV and other general displays for July 2008 totaled 6.44 million units, decreased by 4.7% sequentially. Small-and-medium-sized panel shipments reached 17.65 million units, a significant 30.7% month-over-month increase. 

(a)Large size refers to panels that are 10 inches and above in diagonal measurement while small and medium size refers to those below 10 inches. 

Sales Report:(Unit: NT$ million) 

 

Net Sales(1) (2)  Consolidated(3) Unconsolidated
July 2008 32,65 32,460
June 2008 36,736 36,388
M-o-M Growth (11.1%) (10.8%)
July 2007 40,126 40,099
Y-o-Y Growth (18.6%) (19.1%)
Jan to July 2008 292,760 291,072
Jan to July 2007 226,855 226,722
Y-o-Y Growth 29.1% 28.4%

(1) All figures are prepared in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles in Taiwan. 
(2) Monthly figures are unaudited, prepared by AU Optronics Corp. 
(3) Consolidated numbers include AU Optronics Corp., AU Optronics (L) Corporation, AU Optronics (Suzhou) Corporation, AU Optronics (Shanghai) Corporation, Tech - Well (Shanghai) Display Co., AU Optronics (Xiamen) Corp., Darwin Precisions (L) Corp., Toppan CFI (Taiwan) Co, Ltd. and AU Optronics (Czech) s.r.o.