According to the latest report by trendforce, global TV shipments hit an all-time high in the third quarter of this year;. A total of 62.05 million units were shipped in this quarter, an increase of 12.9% over the same period of last year and a growth of 38.8% over the previous quarter. < / P > < p > trendforce gives several different factors for historical highs. In North America, TV demand has increased by 20% because people spend more time at home because of the covid-19, it said. The supply chain analyst said the quarterly surge also took into account delayed TV shipments in the first half of the year. < / P > < p > although the shipping volume of the five major TV manufacturers increased, TCL led the way with a year-on-year increase of 52.7%. Samsung’s shipment volume increased by 36.4% year-on-year and 67.1% compared with the second quarter. At the same time, LG’s growth rate was smaller, at 6.7%, compared with the third quarter of 2019, but since the last quarter, LG has increased by 81.7%. < / P > < p > both Samsung and LG seem to have benefited from the rise in TV demand, according to the preliminary guidance released today. However, CNBC reported that Samsung’s profit growth is believed to be mainly driven by revenue from smartphone sales and memory division. Meanwhile, LG had a strong performance in both TV and home appliance businesses, but its modest profit growth of 4.3% was due to cost cutting in its mobile division, Yonhap reported. < / P > < p > despite the growth in shipments, it is not all good news for the television industry. Trendforce forecasts that TV shipments in 2020 are expected to decline slightly compared with that in 2019 as a whole. It also points out that even if the average pay price for North American TVs falls, panel prices are likely to continue to rise, eroding profit margins. Spontaneous combustion at a Guangzhou Motor vehicle intersection and other traffic lights in Shenzhen