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AU Optronics Corp. Monthly Sales Report - May 2003 (2003.06.05)
Hsinchu, Taiwan

AU Optronics Corp. ("AUO" or the "Company") (TAIEX: 2409; NYSE: AUO) today announced that consolidated net sales revenue for May 2003 totaled NT$8,057 million, while unconsolidated net sales was NT$7,398 million.

Consolidated revenues for May 2003 rose 5.8% over April. Consolidated and unconsolidated revenues for January through May 2003 totaled NT$33,936 million and NT$31,604 million, respectively.

"The record monthly sales we achieved in May was mainly attributed to by continuously strong customer demand. With the ramp-up progress of our 5th generation fab (L8A fab) is on schedule, unit shipment for both large and small & medium size panels reached record high for the second consecutive month. Approximately 915K large size panels (including TV applications) were shipped in May 2003, while unit shipment for small & medium size panels was over 1.5 million." said AUO CFO & VP, Mr. Max Cheng.

Sales Report: (Unit: NT$ million)

 

Net Sales(1) (2)  Consolidated(3)  Unconsolidated
May 2003 8,057 7,398
April 2003 7,616 7,091
M-o-M Growth 5.8% 4.3%
Year-to-Date 33,936 31,604

(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").