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AU Optronics Corp. Monthly Sales Report - April 2003 (2003.05.05)
Hsinchu, Taiwan

AU Optronics Corp. ("AUO" or the "Company") (TAIEX: 2409; NYSE: AUO) today announced that consolidated net sales revenue for April 2003 totaled NT$7,616 million, while unconsolidated net sales was NT$7,091 million.

Consolidated revenues for April 2003 rose 12.2% over March. Consolidated and unconsolidated revenues for January through April 2003 totaled NT$25,879 million and NT$24,206 million, respectively.

"The revenue growth for April 2003 was mainly due to record shipments and strong customer demand for both large and small & medium size panels. Approximately 910K large size panels were shipped in April 2003, while unit shipment for small & medium size panels was over 1.25 million." said AUO CFO & VP, Mr. Max Cheng.

Sales Report: (Unit: NT$ million)


Net Sales(1) 2003(2)
April (Consolidated)(3)(4) 7,616
March (Consolidated)(3)(4) 6,786
M-o-M Growth 12.2%
April (Unconsolidated) 7,091

(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): All consolidated figures are unaudited, prepared by AU Optronics Corp.

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