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The semiconductor equipment industry is best characterized as highly cyclical, reflecting the nature of its primary end market, the chip sector which produces the underpinnings for all types of electronic devices. While the long-term sales outlook of the global semiconductor industry remains encouraging, based on broad demand trends, short-term business influences may render equipment makers’ quarterly results erratic. The worldwide semiconductor sales had seen promising growth rate in the first half and turned moderate in second half. Despite the global trade and geographical conflicts happened during second half of year 2018, the Board is satisfied with the Group’s financial performance for the current financial year with the current capacity and human resource constraints.