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Macronix Announced Net Sales of NT$1,860 Million for February 2009 and Revised 1Q09 Guidance for Better Than Expected Demands

Date: 2009/03/09

​​Hsinchu, Taiwan, March 9, 2009 - Macronix International Co., Ltd. (TSE: 2337) today announced the unaudited net sales of NT$1,860 million for February 2009, an increase of 48.6% over the previous month of NT$1,251 million in 2009. Compared to the same period of NT$1,557 million in 2008, the net sales of February increased 19.4% in 2009.

Accumulated net sales for January to February 2009 was NT$3,111 million; a decrease of 1.4% compare to the same period of NT$3,155 million in 2008.

After reassessing current business status, the company revised the 1Q09 guidance as below. 


The improved 1Q09 guidance is resulted from better than expected demands from East-Asia market; higher gross margin than previous expectation is because of better ASP, superior product mix and favorable FX rate. However, global financial crisis is still influencing the economic environment and there are many uncertainties about industry competition, the company cautions investors to take necessary attentions.

Media Contact:
Michelle Chang
Department Manager
Corporate Communication Office
Macronix International Co., Ltd.
TEL: 886-3-578-6688 ext. 71233
Mobile: 886-933310870