AIB shipments during Q1'2013. behaved according to past years with regard to seasonality, but the drop was less than the 10 year average. AIB shipments decreased 1.6% from the last quarter (the 10 year average is just -3%). Compared to the previous quarter AIB shipments were up 1, 8%, and on a year-to-year comparison, shipments were down 6.3%. Read about the quarter in general HERE.