TAIPEI, June 25 Hon Hai Precision Industry Co
Ltd, the world's largest contract manufacturer of
electronic goods, expects 2014 profit growth to be not less than
10 percent, Chairman Terry Gou said at the company's annual
investor conference on Wednesday.
Gou did not elaborate on whether he was referring to growth
of operating profit or net income.
Hon Hai, the main manufacturer of goods for Apple Inc
, is likely to reap the benefits of an anticipated new
iPhone launch this autumn, with some analysts expecting the U.S.
tech giant to ship as many as 90 million handsets before the end
of the year.
Largely due to Apple custom, Hon Hai last month reported its
profit for the January-March period came in above expectations,
hitting a first-quarter record of T$19.54 billion ($651.88
($1 = 29.9750 Taiwan New Dollars)
(Reporting by Michael Gold; Editing by Christopher Cushing)