China Overtakes Japan as World No. 2 PCB Supplier


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Taiwan has been the leader in the global PCB sector in terms of production value and technology development, and China has grown rapidly to unseat Japan as the world's second largest PCB supplier, according to Digitimes.

Prismark statistics show that Taiwan commanded the largest share, at 31.3%, of global PCB production value of $62.4 billion for 2018, which surged 6% on year, lower than the corresponding growth of 8.6% in 2017. Additionally, of the world's top-30 PCB makers by 2018 revenues, 13 comes from Taiwan, with Unitech PCB entering the list for the first time thanks to its stable revenue increases for radar boards and rigid-flex boards.

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