forecasted mobile phones to grow 7% and radio communications systems to rise 6.
Flat TV demand is expected to grow further this year because of the Winter Olympic Games in Turin, the World Cup soccer tournament in Germany and the spread of digital terrestrial TV broadcasting,'' said Tadashi Okamura, JEITA
Given the extremely severe operating environment for Japan's semiconductor industry, it is ''vital to precisely grasp the rapidly changing needs of the marketplace while modifying manufacturing lines on a timely basis and effectively using surplus manufacturing equipment with the potential for immediate strategic deployment,'' JEITA
expects sales to pick up, starting in the summer-bonus shopping season, now that TV broadcasters and electronics appliance makers have begun to step up advertising efforts to turn limp sales around, they said.
said sales of such TVs will also see remarkably growth globally to 31.
said it will map out details of specific procedures for recycling home PCs in the hope that the recycling scheme will get off to a smooth start in October.
opens Web site to market surplus chip facilities
3 billion yen for the 12th consecutive monthly increase, according to JEITA
6 billion yen in the 10th straight month of gains, JEITA
The WLICC consists of JEITA
, and the Electronic Display Industrial Research Association of Korea and the Taiwan TFT-LCD Association, whose member companies have more than 90% of the LCD market worldwide.
attributed the drop in visual equipment shipments as a reaction to a surge a year earlier due to increased demand in line with the World Cup soccer finals held May 31-June 30.