Down 1.5 percent on year
Taiwan's shipments of large-size panels - nine inch and above - will be 1.5 percent lower than last year.
Daft ideas of our time
We feel sorry for LG. Just as it announced that its display business had a stonking operating profit for the April-June quarter nearly tripled from a year earlier it was overshadowed by a rumour of a takeover from Google.
Production costs drop
Asian Panel makers have strengthened their financial performances in as overall production costs have dropped.