Saturday, February 23, 2008

Taiwanese firm to produce notebook computers in Vietnam

HANOI, Feb. 22 (Xinhua) -- Compal Electronics of China's Taiwanis investing some 500 million U.S. dollars in building a notebook personal computer plant in Vietnam, local newspaper Vietnam Economic Times reported Friday.

The plant is scheduled to start trial operation in the third quarter of 2008, and monthly assemble one million notebooks starting late 2009.

Compal is one of the world's leading manufacturers of notebooks and computer monitor products. It has established branches in China's mainland, England and the United States.