Forty-one percent of Intel’s record second-quarter revenues of US$6.8 billion, or US$2.8 billion, were generated from the Asia-Pacific region (excluding Japan), according to Intel president and CEO Craig Barrett. In the beginning of 2002, only 20% of Intel’s revenues came from Asia. By the end of that year, the region contributed 38%. The regional growth was due mainly to growth of the China market, which will be Intel’s most important market in the future, according to Intel. Read more: Digitimes.