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AU Optronics Corp. Monthly Sales Report - July 2003 (2003.08.04)
Hsinchu, Taiwan

AU Optronics Corp. ("AUO" or the "Company") (TAIEX: 2409; NYSE: AUO) today announced another record month on revenue and shipment for July 2003. Consolidated net sales revenue achieved record high for the third consecutive month to NT$8,508 million in July 2003, posting M-o-M growth for eight straight months.

Unit shipment for both large and small & medium size panels also reached record high in July. Attributed by new capacity from the 5th generation fab, shipment for large size panels set record again for the fifth consecutive month to 975K, while shipment for small & medium size panels posted monthly high for the fourth consecutive month and broke the 2 million mark to achieve 2.05 million in July.

Consolidated revenues for July 2003 rose 2.9% over June. Consolidated and unconsolidated revenues for January through July 2003 totaled NT$50,714 million and NT$47,171 million, respectively.

Sales Report: (Unit: NT$ million)

 

Net Sales(1) (2) Consolidated(3)  Unconsolidated
July 2003 8,508 7,883
June 2003 8,270 7,684
M-o-M Growth 2.9% 2.6%
Year-to-Date 50,714 47,171

(1): All figures are prepared in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles in Taiwan.

(2): Year 2003 figures have not been audited, prepared by AU Optronics Corp.

(3): Including AU Optronics Corporation ("AUT"), AU Optronics (Lauban) Corporation ("AUL"), and AU Optronics (Suzhou) Corporation ("AUS").