TSMC’s sales recover in June, UMC’s fall

TSMC’s sales recover in June, UMC’s fall

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Rival Taiwanese foundries TSMC and UMC had differing fortunes in June with TSMC posting its first annual increase for two months and UMC reporting its second sequential month of annual decline.
By Peter Clarke


TSMC bounced back in June after two months of annual declines in sales. It announced June sales of NT$84.187 million (about $2.75 billion), an increase of 3.4 percent on sales in June 2016. TSMC’s revenues for the first half of 2017 were NT$447.770 billion (about $14.65 billion), an increase of 5.3 percent on the same period in 2016.

UMC’s revenues for June 2017 were NT$13,099 (about $430 million), a decrease of 3.2 percent compared with June 2016. UMC’s year-to-date sales figure is NT$74,956 million (about $2.45 billion), up 5.0 percent on the first six months of 2016.

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