To Release Q4/00 Results on February 12, 2001

VANCOUVER, CANADA -- January 15, 2001 -- Nam Tai Electronics, Inc. (“Nam Tai” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ/NM Symbol: NTAI and NTAIW; CBOE Symbol: QNA) today announced it will release its unaudited fourth quarter results for the period ended December 31, 2000 before the market opens on Monday, February 12, 2001.

The Company will hold a conference call on Monday, February 12, 2001 @ 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time for analysts to discuss the fourth quarter results with management. Analysts who wish to receive the toll free dial-in number for this conference call are invited to contact the Investor Relations Office at 1-800-661-8831 no later than 6:00 p.m. Eastern Time on Friday, February 9, 2001.

Shareholders, media, and interested investors are invited to listen to the live conference call by dialing
(612)-332-0637 just prior to its start time. Callers will be asked to register with the conference call operator.

Fourth Quarter Dividend

The fourth quarter dividend of $0.09 per share will be paid on January 22, 2001 to shareholders of record at the close of business on December 31, 2000.

Nam Tai Electronics, Inc. is an electronics design and manufacturing service provider to some of the world’s leading original equipment manufacturers. Nam Tai manufactures telecommunication products, personal digital assistants, electronic dictionary products, calculators, and various components including liquid crystal display (“LCD”) modules for cellular phones, lithium ion rechargeable battery packs, and LCD panels. The Company utilises advanced production technologies such as chip on glass (“COG”), chip on board (“COB”), surface mount technology (“SMT”), ball grid array (“BGA”), tape automated bonding (“TAB”), outer lead bonding (“OLB”) technologies and anisotropic conductive film (“ACF”) heat seal technology. Further information is available from Nam Tai’s web site at www.namtai.com.