Worlds Largest Computer Components Manufacturer See 41 Rise in Profit

World's Largest Computer Components Manufacturer Sees 41% Rise in Profit

Hon Hai, parent company of Foxconn, employs one million workers in China.

TAIPEI -- Taiwan's tech giant Hon Hai Precision (IW 1000/24), a major supplier to Apple, said Tuesday that its net profit in the three months to June rose 41% year-on-year.

Net profit in the second quarter was Tw$16.9 billion (US$565 million), up from Tw$12.0 billion a year earlier, Hon Hai, the parent company of Foxconn (IW 1000/712) in China

Sales edged up 0.41% to Tw$895.6 billion.

Hon Hai is the world's largest computer components manufacturer and assembles products for Apple -- including the iPhone -- as well as Sony and Nokia.

It employs about one million workers in China, roughly half of them based at its main facility in the southern city of Shenzhen.

Copyright Agence France-Presse, 2013

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