The world LCD market doubled in value from $20 billion in 2001 to $40 billion last year. And the fast pace of growth is set to continue. Between 2003 and 2008, Hasegawa says, production of LCDs will increase from 8 million to 40 million m2. It makes more sense to measure the LCD market in square meters than number of units, he explains, because the displays come in different sizes.
by JEAN-FRANÇOIS TREMBLAY, C&EN HONG KONG |
June 28, 2004