Foundry sales fall faster in February

Foundry sales fall faster in February

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Taiwan's pure-play foundries TSMC and UMC saw their sales continue to fall in February as the 2019 market contracts under multiple headwinds.
By Peter Clarke


TSMC’s February 2019 sales were NT$60.89 billion (about US1.96 billion), down by 5.8 percent compared with the same month a year before while sales at UMC were NT$10.46 billion (about US$340 million) down by 12.1 percent on an annual basis.

TSMC’s revenues for January through February 2019 totaled NT$138.98 billion (about US$4.5 billion), a decrease of 3.7 percent compared to the same period in 2018. UMC’s were NT$22.26 billion (about $720 million), down 11.3 percent compared with the first two months of 2018.

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