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AUO April 2006 Consolidated Revenues Totaled NT$22.4 Billion (2006.05.08)
Hsinchu, Taiwan,

AU Optronics Corp. ("AUO" or the "Company") (TAIEX: 2409; NYSE: AUO) today announced preliminary consolidated April 2006 monthly revenues of NT$22,444 million and unconsolidated net sales totaled NT$22,444 million, both remained flat sequentially. On a year-over-year comparison, April 2006 consolidated revenues increased by 50.5%, while unconsolidated net sales rose by 50.8%. 

Shipments of large-sized panels(a) used in desktop monitor, notebook PC, LCD TV and other applications, achieved new record high of 3.45 million, increased by 8.1% from March 2005. Shipments of small-and-medium-sized panels posted a growth to 6.90 million, increasing 8.5% 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
April 2006 22,444 22,444
March 2006 22,455 22,447
M-o-M Growth 0.0% 0.0%
April 2005 14,913 14,882
Y-o-Y Growth 50.5% 50.8%
January to April 2006 88,696 88,685
January to April 2005 53,750 53,678
Y-o-Y Growth 65.0% 65.2%

(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, and AU Optronics (Suzhou) Corporation.