Japan Electronics Production Slipped in April PDF Print E-mail
Written by Mike Buetow   
Monday, 23 June 2008 06:59
TOKYO – Japanese production of electronics equipment and components slipped in April, falling 4.3% year-over-year, according to preliminary data released by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry.
 
Consumer and industrial equipment were down 8% and 12%, respectively. Computers were off 8.5%. Telecom was the only major end-product to buck the trend, rising 6.6% year-over-year.
 
ICs were off 4.1%, while bare boards were down 7.1%.
 
For the year, equipment and components are down 0.8%.
Last Updated on Monday, 23 June 2008 07:01
 

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