TAIPEI (Reuters) - Taiwan’s Foxconn, the world’s largest contract electronics manufacturer, on Tuesday said sales rose 24 percent in June, helping the Apple Inc (AAPL.O) supplier post its best-ever second-quarter revenue.
Foxconn, formally Hon Hai Precision Industry Co Ltd (2317.TW), in a stock exchange filing said revenue reached T$389.9 billion ($12.82 billion) in June from T$315.1 billion in the same month a year prior.
The figure is Foxconn’s highest ever for June, and helped the firm set an April-June record, a company representative said on a call with reporters after the announcement, without disclosing the second-quarter figure.
The representative attributed the growth to the consumer electronics, computing and communications sectors.
The result comes as China, a major production base for Foxconn, and the United States, a major market, impose import tariffs against each other.
In June, Chairman Terry Gou said China and the U.S. are engaged in a technology war, not a trade war, describing the impact of the spat as Foxconn’s biggest challenge.
($1 = 30.4040 Taiwan dollars)
Reporting by Jess Macy Yu and Hong Kong slot team; Editing by Christopher Cushing