義大利知名眼鏡製造商,同時旗下擁有雷朋(Ray Ban)以及Oakley等品牌的Luxottica集團,將於今年年底前與法國鏡片廠商Essilor完成合併,並將義大利設計與法國技術合而為一。此新合營公司市值預計將達到四百六十億歐元,集團員工預估將有14萬人,而年收入則將達一百五十億歐元。

根據國貿局數據統計,2016年1月至10月間,台灣太陽眼鏡以及一般眼鏡框架、零件進口值達六千四百萬美元,義大利在所有供應國家中排名第二,佔額達27.7%,僅次於中國大陸,其佔額為28.1%。而單就太陽眼鏡而言,義大利則為台灣進口太陽眼鏡市場的第一大供應國,市佔率達54%。

新聞來源:經濟學人

 

Luxottica, the Italian specs maker and owns brands such as Ray Ban and Oakley, is to merge with Essilor, a French lenses producer. The joint entity is set to combine Italian style with French engineering, and the deal shall be completed by the end of the year, creating a new entity with a market value of 46 billion euros, 140,000 staff and annual revenues of 15 billion euros.

According to the statistics of Bureau of Foreign Trade of Taiwan, Taiwan imported a total of 64 million US$ of sunglasses, frames and mountings for spectacles from January to October of 2016. Italy was the second largest supplier of the category for Taiwan with a share of 27,7%, behind China which had a share of 28,1%. While in terms of sunglasses, Italy was the leading supplier of Taiwan in the same period with a share of 54%.

News source: Economist