Press Release: VIA Announces December Sales Results of NT$ 2.15 billion


Posted By Kathy Smith

Date: January 2, 2002

Accumulated year sales up over 10% on 2000.

Taipei, Taiwan, 2nd January 2002 - 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 December 2001 were NT$ 2.15 billion (US$ 61.58 million approximately).

Over the year 2001, the accumulated sales revenue total of over NT$ 34.15 billion (US$ 976 million approximately) represents a 10.41% increase in accumulated annual sales revenue compared to net sales in 2000.

“We are very pleased with this result,” commented Richard Brown, Director of Marketing at VIA Technologies, Inc. “The increase of over 10% on last year shows that VIA is still performing strongly despite tough market conditions.”

Table 1: VIA December and Accumulated Sales Revenue

Net Sales 2001* 2001· 2000* 2000·


Change (%)

December 2,154,784 61,583 2,316,335 66,200 -6.97%
January through December 34,156,926 976,191 30,937,006 884,167 10.40%

* In thousands of NT dollars
· In thousands of US dollars (conversion US$1 = NT$ 34.99)

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, and cost-effective VIA C3™ processors for Value PCs and Internet Appliances, as well as developing complete solutions for the PC platform through its VPSD Business Unit. 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.


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