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 – was expected to reach 333.2 million units in 2012, up 2.4% from 2011, mostly due to growth in domestic demand.... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter
Microcomputers include desktop and notebook computers. There are several global computer manufacturers in China, such as IBM, Dell, HP and Sony. Desktop computers are forecast to generate 13.4% of total industry revenue in 2013, down from 18.2% in 2008 and from 28.0% in 2003. This decline has mainly been due to the increased popularity of notebook computers, at the expense of desktop computers. In China, production of desktop computers was estimated to increase by 18.2% to 96.1 million units in 2012.
Notebook computers have become increasingly important in China, accounting for 49.2% of industry revenue in 2013, up from 42.2% in 2008 and 32.2% in 2003... purchase to read more