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31.How much was the net income at SonyEricsson in 2004?
A. 55 millioneuros.
B. 43 millioneuros.
C. 45 millioneuros.
D. 44 millioneuros.
32.To whom did Sony Ericsson lose itsposition as the world’s fifth-biggest handset maker?
D. An Asian manufacturer.
33.Which of the following contributed tothe growth of Sony Ericsson’sglobal market share?
A. Competitionfrom Asian manufacturers.
B. Strong salesin Western Europe.
C. Rise ofmobile phone shipments.
D. Pressurefrom Nokia.
34.Where is Sony Ericsson based?
A. In London.
B. In Paris.
C. In Tokyo.
D. In New YorkCity.
35.What is the average selling price ofSony Ericsson’s phones in the
4th quarter of 2004?
A. 157 euros.
B. 165 euros.
C. 140 euros.
D. 160 euros.
31.A 数字信息题。录音中提到“In 2004，net income at Sony Ericsson，the world’s sixth-biggest mobile phone maker，rose to 55 million eurosfrom43 million euros a year earlier.”，意思是：作为世界第六大手机制造商，2004 年索尼爱立信的净收入从一年前的 4300 万欧元上升到 5500 万欧元。所以 2004 年索尼爱立信的净收入为 5500 万欧元。
32.C 细节信息题。录音中提到“Sony Ericsson，which lost its positionas the world’s fifth-biggest handset makerto LG Electronics in the thirdquarter.”，意思是：索尼爱立信在第三季度失去了手机制造世界第五的位置，LG 电子占据了这个位置。因此答案为 C。
33.B 细节信息题。录音中提到“Sony Ericsson’s third-quarter globalmarket share grew to 6.4percent from 5.3 percent a year earlier，spurredby strong sales in Western Europe”，意思是：索尼爱立信第三季度全球市场份额从一年前的 5.3%增长至 6.4%，这是因为西欧的强劲销售所促使的。因此答案为 B。
34.A 地点信息题。录音中提到“The company，based in London”，意思是：公司总部设在伦敦。因此答案为 A。
35.D 数字信息题。录音中提到“In 2004，the average selling price of
Sony Ericsson’s phones rose to 160euros from 157 euros in the 4th quarter.”，意思是：2004 年第四季度索尼爱立信手机的平均销售价格从 157欧元上升到 160 欧元。因此答案为 D。
Sony EricssonMobile Communications, the cellphone joint venture owned by the SonyCorporation and the Swedish telecommunications equipment maker Ericsson,reported a 28 percent gain in fourth-quarter profit Tuesday as mobile phoneshipments rose more than 50 percent.In 2004, netincome at Sony Ericsson, the world’s sixth-biggest mobile phone maker, rose to55 million euros from 43 million euros a year earlier.Earnings included a taxcharge of 45 million euros. Sales jumped to 2 billion euros from 1.44 billioneuros a year before.The company,based in London, became profitable for the first time last year as its handsetsfeaturing cameras became popular. At the same time,competition from Asianmanufacturers and price cuts by Nokia have put pressure on Sony Ericsson, whichlost its position as the world’s fifth-biggest handset maker to LG Electronicsin the third quarter.The companyshipped 12.6 million phones in the quarter, 56 percent morethan a yearearlier. Pretax profit rose to 140 million euros from 46 million euros a yearearlier; the latest results were just short of 165 million euros.
In 2004, theaverage selling price of Sony Ericsson’s phones rose to 160 euros from 157euros in the 4th quarter. The comparative price was calculated by Bloomberg bydividing revenue by the number of phonesshipped.Sony Ericsson’sthird-quarter global market share grew to 6.4 percent from 5.3 percent a yearearlier, spurred by strong sales in Western Europe, according to the latestfigures from the research firm Gartner. LG’s market share grew to 6.7 percentfrom 5.3 percent.