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Press Release: VIA Announces September Sales Results   
Posted By Kathy Smith

Date: October 03, 2001

VIA Technologies, Inc announces its net sales for September 2001 at about NT$ 2.6 billion (US$ 75 million approximately).

Taipei, Taiwan, 3rd October 2001 - VIA Technologies, Inc, a leading innovator and developer of core logic chipsets, microprocessors, and multimedia and communications chips, today announced that its net sales for September 2001 were about NT$ 2.6 billion (US$ 75 million approximately).

Meanwhile, on a sequential basis, sales revenues from January to September 2001 were about NT$ 26 billion an increase of 14.72% compared to 2000.

Net Sales 2001* 2001** 2000* 2000** Change from 00 to 01
September 2,598,257 75,268 3,537,700 102,483 -26.56%
January through September 26,249,561 760,416 22,881,137 662,837 14.72%

* In thousands of NT dollars

** In thousands of US dollars (conversion US$1 = NT$34.52)


About VIA Technologies, Inc.

VIA Technologies, Inc. is a leading innovator and developer of PC core logic chipsets, microprocessors, and multimedia and communications chips. VIA delivers value to the PC industry by designing, marketing, and selling high-performance VIA Apollo core logic chipsets for the full range of PC platforms, as well as cost-effective VIA C3 processors for Value PCs and Internet Appliances. Its customers include the world's top OEMs, mainboard manufacturers, and system integrators. VIA is headquartered in Taipei, Taiwan, at the center of the Greater China high-tech manufacturing engine, and has branch offices in the US, China and Europe. The company is listed on the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE2388), and achieved annual revenues of nearly US$1 billion in 2000. Additional information can be found at www.via.com.tw.

Note to reporters, editors and writers: VIA is spelled in ALL CAPS.

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Contact

US:
Dan Havey
Phone: 1-512-493-8614

Fax: 1-501-423-9170

International:
Richard Brown
Phone: (886)-2-2218-5452 #6201
Fax: (886)-2-2218-5453

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