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 8.0% in 2014 to $253.7 billion. In the five-year period through 2014, revenue has been growing at an annualized rate of 13.5%. 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 398.8 million units in 2014, up 5.9% from 2013.... purchase to read more
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The top four industry participants are forecast to account for 60.4% of total industry revenue in 2014, which represents a medium industry concentration level. ACMR-IBISWorld estimates that the top 10 firms in the industry will generate about 78.3% of industry revenue for the year.
The industry concentration level increased slightly in recent years, in spite of intensifying competition, as computer brand owners, such as IBM, Apple, and HP, have increased the number of their suppliers to minimize output risks and to gain pricing advantages.
The concentration level will remain relatively stable in the future. As computer manufacturing becomes highly commoditized, it will allow smaller players to increase market share at the expense of existing larger manufacturing companies... purchase to read more