But last week the company was not on the list of local high-tech companies seeking official approval for their China-bound investments, touching off complaints from AU Optronics Chairman K.Y. Lee.
AU Optronics, a leading liquid crystal display manufacturer, filed the application to the government six months ago, and rumours of a government go-ahead have circulated for some time.
That job will probably go to the likes of LG Display and AU Optronics instead.
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At least three AU Optronics executives face jail time in the U.S. for their role in the scandal.
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One key beneficiary is AU Optronics, who will see utilization trend higher in 2013, and with it margins and earnings.
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