Noteworthy growth: The rapid increase in computer notebooks boosts industry revenue

The Computer Manufacturing market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.


Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • The computer notebook segment is the industry's fastest-growing product segment, with output volume increasing rapidly to an estimated 287.2 million units in 2017
  • 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.

    In the five-year period through 2017, revenue has been growing at an annualized rate of 1.6%. Technology for computers has developed rapidly in recent years, which drives new consumption and promotes the upgrading of products. However, since 2014, industry revenue has been falling due to shrinking foreign demand...

    Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

    The top four industry participants are forecast to account for 56.5% of total industry revenue in 2017, which represents a medium industry concentration level. ACMR-IBISWorld estimates that the top 10 firms in the industry will generate about 73.4% 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. How..

    Additional Insights for the Computer Manufacturing Industry

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

  • Establishment of export markets
  • Proximity to key suppliers
  • Proximity to key markets
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Downstream Markets and Exports of Goods and Services - Merchandise Trade in the Computer Manufacturing industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Computer Manufacturing Industry?

    Businesses in the Computer Manufacturing industry in China manufacture supercomputers, network computers, microcomputers (including desktop and notebook computers), mini-computers, workstations, and servers.

    Industry Products
    Desktop computers
    Notebook computers
    Computer tablets
    Other computers and products
    Industry Activities
    Research and development of computer technologies
    Manufacturing computers
    Assembling computers

    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
  • Downstream Markets
  • Exports of Goods and Services - Merchandise Trade
  • Technology Adoption - I T and T
  • Domestic Goods Prices - Manufactures Others - Computer & peripheral equipment mfg
  • Pervasive Technology - Internet Connections

  • Current Performance
  • Industry performance
  • International trade
  • Total industry wages
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • A global production hub
  • Price wars
  • Imports
  • Table: Computer Manufacturing Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Computer Manufacturing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Home Appliance Stores
  • Computer Stores
  • Online Shopping

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Electronic Component Manufacturing
  • Printed Circuit Board Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • Notebook computers
  • Other computers and products
  • Computer tablets
  • Desktop computers
  • Servers
  • Chart: Computer Manufacturing Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
  • Strong domestic economy
  • New technology
  • Declining price points
  • Increasing internet usage

  • Major Markets
  • Exports
  • Online shops
  • Distributors
  • Specialty shops
  • Household electrical appliance chains
  • Sales agents
  • Direct marketing channels
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Computer Manufacturing Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Wages
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Computer Manufacturing

  • Basis of Competition
  • Price
  • Marketing channels
  • Quality and service
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Computer Manufacturing Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    Foxconn Technology GroupQuanta Shanghai Manufacture CityLenovo ChinaChina Hewlett-Packard Co., Ltd.Inventec Group
  • Table: Foxconn Technology Group - financial performance
  • Table: Quanta Shanghai Manufacture City - financial performance
  • Table: Lenovo China - financial performance
  • Table: China Hewlett-Packard Co., Ltd. - financial performance
  • Table: Inventec Group - financial performance

  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Computer 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 Computer 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)
  • Total Assets (2008-2022)
  • Notebook and Desktop Computer Output (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Jargon & Glossary
  • A trading post where merchandise can be imported and exported without paying import duties, often at a profit.
  • Peripheral Equipment
  • Electronic equipment connected by cable or by wireless technology to the central processing unit (CPU) of a computer (see IBISWorld industry report 4043).
  • Supercomputer
  • A mainframe computer that is one of the most powerful available at a given time, particularly in terms of speed of calculations.
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    • Provides Market Size information to assist with planning and strategic decisions.
    • Includes the necessary information to perform SWOT, PEST and STEER analysis.
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    • Historical data and analysis for the key drivers of this industry
    • A five-year forecast of the market and noted trends
    • Detailed research and segmentation for the main products and markets
    • An assessment of the competitive landscape and market shares for major companies
    • And of course, much more

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