The global economy presents its own set of opportunities and threats for businesses in a range of industries. IBISWorld’s Global Consumer Electronics Manufacturing global market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at an international level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.


Market Share of Companies
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd $x.xlock
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth
2012 - 2017
Annual Growth
2017 - 2022
Employment ('000)

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Falling prices and innovative products have supported demand for consumer electronics
  • Electronics sales have boomed in emerging economies due to strong economic growth, low penetration rates and falling prices
  • Innovation can drive sales, but can also raise competition, enabling decreased product prices, causing moderate growth
  • Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

    Over the five years to 2017, the Global Consumer Electronics Manufacturing industry is expected to grow. The past five years have been characterized by growth in emerging markets and introduction of new products, leading more people to buy consumer electronics. Innovative products, falling prices, growing household incomes and rising consumer sentiment have supported demand for consumer electronics.Meanwhile, consumers have been spending much of their increasing disposable income on mobile gadgets, further forcing industry operators to lower prices to compete. Revenue is expected to increase over the five years to 2022. Demand in emerging economies will grow at a rapid pace, with rising incomes and a relatively low level of market penetration for many consumer electronic products...

    Industry Key Buyers

    The top four companies in this industry are expected to account for 12.9% of industry revenue in 2017, indicating a low level of market share concentration.

    Industry concentration has been steady over the past five years. On the one hand, technological advancement has permitted an influx of new entrants into the market, each offering affordable alternatives to the major brands. Conversely, the overall number of industry players is decreasing. Top industry players regularly acquire smaller companies with promising technology or products, or with fewer resources, enabling the major player to expand production and increase economies of scale.

    The level of concentration also varies by product segment. Acc..

    Additional Insights for the Global Consumer Electronics Manufacturing Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Global Consumer Electronics Manufacturing Industry are

  • Having contacts in key markets
  • Access to the latest available and most efficient technology and techniques
  • Establishment of brand names
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Global per capita income and GDP of the BRIC nations in the Global Consumer Electronics Manufacturing industry impact industry performance..

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    Industry Products

    What is the Global Consumer Electronics Manufacturing Industry?

    This industry manufactures electronic audio and video equipment for home entertainment, motor vehicle, public address and musical instrument amplifications. Examples of products include TVs, stereo equipment, speaker systems, consumer video cameras, jukeboxes and amplifiers for musical instruments and public address systems. Note that personal telecommunication devices and portable computing devices are not included in this industry.

    Industry Products
    Image recording and cameras
    Audio equipment
    Automotive audio and electronics
    Industry Activities
    Compact disc player
    DVD player
    Home theater audio and video equipment
    Public address system and equipment
    Radio receiving set
    TV set
    Video camera

    Table of Contents

    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Global per capita income
  • GDP of the BRIC nations
  • Global consumer sentiment index
  • Technological change for the Global Entertainment sector
  • Global internet usage

  • Current Performance
  • Product trends
  • Regional production and demand
  • Production capacity
  • Costs and profitability
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • A shift in technology
  • Manufacturing trends
  • Table: Global Consumer Electronics Manufacturing Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Global Consumer Electronics Manufacturing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Global Wholesale Trade
  • Global Department Stores and General Merchandise Stores
  • Global Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Global Plastic Product & Packaging Manufacturing
  • Global Semiconductor & Electronic Parts Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • TVs
  • Audio equipment
  • Automotive audio and electronics
  • Image recording and cameras
  • Chart: Global Consumer Electronics Manufacturing Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Retailers
  • Wholesalers
  • Automotive manufacturers and dealers
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Global Consumer Electronics Manufacturing Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Labor
  • Other
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Global Consumer Electronics Manufacturing

  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Global Consumer Electronics Manufacturing Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.
  • Table: Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. - financial performance

  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Global Consumer Electronics Manufacturing Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Key Statistics
    Table: Industry Data for the Global Consumer Electronics Manufacturing Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Exports (2008-2022)
  • Imports (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Global Consumer Spending (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Jargon & Glossary
    Cathode Ray Tube (Crt)
  • A TV or computer screen that works by moving an electron beam back and forth across the back of the screen.
  • Cd
  • A disc of plastic polycarbonate with a diameter of 12 centimeters that contains digital information, typically music, encoded onto a metallic surface.
  • Dvd
  • A type of disc with similar physical dimensions to a CD. But the pits in a DVD are much smaller and closer together than on CDs; it is general used for movies.
  • Liquid Crystal Display (Lcd)
  • A type of display that uses liquid crystals; these screens are always flat and use electrical currents to change individual pixels on the screen.
  • Mp3 Player
  • An electronic device for playing digital audio files in the MP3 format.
  • Offshore
  • The relocation of a company's business process, such as manufacturing or accounting, from one country to another, whether the work is outsourced or stays within the company.
  • Outsource
  • To procure goods or services under contract with an outside supplier.
  • Plasma Tv
  • A TV display technology in which each pixel on the screen is illuminated by a tiny bit of plasma (charged gas).
  • Ultra High-Definition Tv (Uhdtv)
  • A digital TV display format in which the horizontal screen resolution is on the order of 4000 pixels (4K UHD) or 8000 pixels (8K UHD).
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