VIA Announces December Sales Results

Taipei, Taiwan, 2nd January 2003 – VIA Technologies, Inc., a leading innovator and developer of silicon chip technologies and PC platform solutions, today announced net sales for December 2002 of NT$1.86 billion (US$53.42 million approximately).

On a sequential basis, this monthly sales revenue represents a 20.17% decrease over November’s figure of NT$2.33 billion (US$ 66.92 million approximately). However, the fourth quarter revenue of NT$6.72 billion (approx. US$193.19 million) represents a growth of 12% over the third quarter revenue of NT$6.0 billion (approx. US$172.78 million).

VIA December Sales Revenue

Net Sales
2002*
2002**
2001*
2001**
Y-on-Y Change (%)
December
1,856,338
53,420
2,294,784
66,037
-19.11%
January through December
25,199,889
725,177
34,296,926
986,962
-26.52%

*In thousands of NT dollars
**In thousands of US dollars (conversion US$1 = NT$ 34.75)

About VIA Technologies, Inc.

VIA Technologies, Inc is the foremost fabless supplier of power efficient x86 processor platforms that are driving system innovation in the PC, client, ultra mobile and embedded markets. Combining energy-saving processors with digital media chipsets and advanced connectivity, multimedia and networking silicon enables a broad spectrum of computing and communication platforms, including its widely acclaimed ultra compact mainboards. Headquartered in Taipei, Taiwan, VIA’s global network links the high tech centers of the US, Europe and Asia, and its customer base includes the world’s top OEMs and system integrators. www.via.com.tw.

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