Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
China has become the computer production base for the world. It is also the largest consumer of computer products. Growing demand for computers from domestic and global markets have been driving the development of the Computer Manufacturing industry in China.
Industry revenue is set to grow 11.3% in 2013 to $236.5 billion. In the five-year period through 2013, revenue has been growing at an annualized rate of 7.7%. Technology for computers has developed rapidly in recent years, which drives new consumption and promotes the upgrading of products.
Output of microcomputers – a category that includes personal and notebook computers (i.e. laptops) – is expected to reach 380.0 million units in 2013, up 7.3% from 2012.... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter
The level of capital required to operate in the industry is high and increasing. For every dollar spent on labor, $1.33 is spent on capital.
Industry enterprises benefit from economies of scale. As manufacturing requires well-functioned machines and equipment, capital input is crucial for companies operating within the industry. Enterprises expand capacity by building new factories, adding product lines and quantity buying. However, as a high-technology assembling industry, it also employs a large number of mid-skilled staff with moderate wages. Due to increasingly high labor costs and technology advances in manufacturing, the industry is expected to become less labor-dependent... purchase to read more