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Q1 notebook production to take 29-36% hit

February 18, 2020

Q1 notebook production will fall 29-36% sequentially, says Digitimes Research, due to laboyr and component shortages caused by the coronavirus.

Some notebook ODMs’ China plants have capacity utilisation of around 30% due to slow employee returns, the 14-day quarantine requirement of returning workers and the delayed resumption of production at suppliers of non-key components which ODMs usually keep low inventory.

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