The Customs office in Shenyang, Liaoning has released statistics for the first five months of this year. From January to May 2009, Liaoning Province television set exports were 1.58 mln units, dropping 17.4% YoY, with a total export value of USD 270 mln, a 5.2% drop YoY.
For the same period, exports of color analog television receivers fell to 1.24 mln units, down 20.6% YoY, for USD 120 mln in total value, a 24.3% drop YoY. LCD digital television receivers exports totaled 2.51 mln units, up 27.6% YoY, bringing in USD 130 mln in total value, a 37.8% rise YoY.
Exports to Africa were down 1.8%, shipping 634,000 TV sets worth USD 60 mln, a 1.5% YoY decrease in total value. Asia exports came to 632,000 sets, 6.1% less YoY, totaling USD 170 mln in value, 16.8% more YoY.
Foreign-invested companies shipped 1.46 mln TV sets from January to May, an 18% drop YoY, worth USD 250 mln, 2.2% less YoY.