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AU Optronics February 2007 Sales Totaled at NT$22.7 Billion (2007.03.06)
Hsinchu, Taiwan,

AU Optronics Corp. ("AUO" or the "Company") (TAIEX: 2409; NYSE: AUO) today announced preliminary consolidated February 2007 monthly revenues of NT$22,690 million and unconsolidated revenues totaled NT$22,674 million, both decreasing 20.3% from January 2007. On a year-over-year comparison, consolidated and unconsolidated revenues of February 2007 rose by 5.1% and 5.0% respectively. 

Due to Chinese New Year and less working days in February, shipments of large-sized panels(a) used in desktop monitor, notebook PC, LCD TV and general display applications, amounted to 4.54 million, a 17.4% decrease from January 2007. Shipments of small- and medium-sized panels totaled 6.02 million, decreasing 12.9% sequentially. 

(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
February 2007 22,690 22,674
January 2007 28,458 28,455
M-o-M Growth (20.3%) (20.3%)
February 2006 21,597 21,594
Y-o-Y Growth 5.1% 5.0%
Jan to Feb 2007 51,148 51,128
Jan to Feb 2006 43,797 43,794
Y-o-Y Growth 16.8% 16.7%

(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 and Tech - Well (Shanghai) Display Co.