- Maoyan: on April 1, there were 5,408 operating theaters nationwide, a decrease of 61 from the previous day, and the national operating rate was 44.98%. Theaters in Shanghai, Tianjin, Jilin and other places were basically suspended.
- China’s first laser TV industry standard “Specification for Laser Projection Display of TV Receiving Equipment” will be officially implemented on April 1, and leading companies are expected to set off a storm of laser TV popularization. In 2021, China’s color TV sales fell below the 40 million mark, hitting a 12-year low, down 13.8% year-on-year. However, laser TV continues to grow rapidly. From 2015 to 2021, the market size of laser TV continues to expand, with a compound growth rate of 140%.
- In 2022, OLED panel display driver chips will still have strong demand for semiconductor production capacity. Some DDI packaging and testing foundries still plan to increase the annual growth rate of high-end testing machines by 15%-16%, slightly higher than last year; at the same time, DDI packaging and testing factories also officially raised the cost of testing foundry, an increase of 5%-8% .
- Britain’s largest edible oil supplier said it had only enough sunflower oil for a few weeks. 80% of the world’s sunflower oil supply comes from Russia and Ukraine, and the Russian-Ukrainian conflict has had a great impact on the export of related materials.
- Eleme: the average age of consumers of ready-made tea is 25.5 years old. According to iResearch, about 18% of consumers will buy new tea drinks almost every day in 2021;
- Shanghai: In order to curb the spread of the epidemic as soon as possible and realize the “dynamic clearing “as soon as possible, a nucleic acid test will be carried out across the city on April 4.
- China Merchants Bank released the China Private Wealth Report, and in 2021, the structure of China’s high net worth population will be more diverse and diverse. The trend of rejuvenation of high-net-worth groups is prominent, and the rate of wealth creation among young groups has accelerated. High-net-worth groups under the age of 40 have become the backbone, accounting for 42%.
- BYD: In the first quarter, the cumulative output of new energy vehicles was 287,500 units, a year-on-year increase of 416.96%; the cumulative sales volume was 286,300 units, a year-on-year increase of 422.97%. In addition, it announced that it will stop the production of gasoline vehicles from March 2022. In the future, the automotive sector will focus on pure electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles.
- Tesla: In the first quarter, a total of more than 310,000 vehicles were delivered, setting Tesla’s quarterly delivery record again, with production reaching 305,400 vehicles in the same period. Model S and Model X models produced 14,200 units and delivered 14,700 units; Model 3 and Model Y produced 291,200 units and delivered 295,300 units.
- Huawei: Huawei Pay has been online for several months and supports binding to more than 160 banks. Huawei Pay has covered Huawei applications and some third-party applications, including Mango TV, Youdao Cloud Notes, and pp videos.
- Mexico: As more Americans drive south to refuel across borders, there is a shortage of gasoline in Mexico. Mexico said a few days ago that it will no longer provide oil subsidies to the US-Mexico border area this week. Fuel prices have soared in the wake of the Russia-Ukraine conflict, and Mexico has been offering oil subsidies to ease the pressure from the surge.
- UK: Britain may build seven new nuclear power plants as part of securing its own energy expansion following the Russian-Ukrainian conflict, said Quasi Kwarten, minister of state for business, energy and industrial strategy. It is expected to support the construction of at least two new large nuclear power plants by 2030.
- South Korea: According to a survey by Internet service providers, the average person in South Korea spends 34 years online in their lifetime, setting the longest record in Asian countries, accounting for 40% of the life expectancy of 83.5 years. Koreans spend an average of 51 hours a week online, of which 18 are work-related. In addition, the country with the longest online time in the world is Brazil, up to 41 years, while Japan is only 11 years.
- U.S.: U.S. LNG exports rose nearly 16% month-on-month in March, hitting a record high. Among them, the export of natural gas to Europe accounted for the bulk. Europe has been the top destination for U.S. LNG exports for four consecutive months, accounting for about 65% of exports.
- United Kingdom: Thousands of people in London, Birmingham and Cardiff have held protests in recent days against sharp rises in energy prices. Previously, the British government significantly increased the energy price cap, and the average household gas and electricity bills rose to around 1,970 pounds a year, or about 16,800 yuan.