The Consumer Electronics industry provides mass-consumption electronic equipment with a relatively low degree of customisation that is marketed on a global scale. In an increasingly connected world, this industry’s main task is to meet the ever more sophisticated demands of digital consumers for electronic devices for both entertainment and professional use. As a highly R&D- and capital-intensive industry, it is also one of the main drivers of technological advances, digital inclusion and economic growth.
The Consumer Electronics industry comprises the manufacturing of electronic devices intended for everyday use by end consumers. They are most commonly used for entertainment (TV sets, video players, video games, audio equipment, etc.), communications (telephones, mobile phones, etc.) and home-office activities (desktop computers, laptops, storage devices, printers, small electrical appliances, batteries, etc.).
The revenue of China’s mobile communications equipment sector rose by 7.3% y/y in H1 2019, boosted by increased sales of mobile communication station equipment, according to MIIT. The gross value added of communications equipment ...View more details
China’s mobile communication sector was negatively affected by the trade tension between China and the US and the US ban on some of the largest Chinese mobile phone producers, such as Huawei and ZTE. In Q1 2019, the production of ...View more details
The Indian retail sector is one of the fastest growing in the world, thanks to a favourable demographic profile and strong economic growth. Organised retail remains at a nascent stage of development, accounting for only 9% of total FY2018 retail ...View more details
The liberalisation policy of 1991 opened doors India’s vast population to an array of international products. The consumer electronics market grew manifold, and is expected to hold steady in the future as well, owing to high ...View more details
The revenue of China’s mobile communications equipment sector rose by 9.6% y/y in 2018, boosted by increased sales of mobile communication station equipment, according to MIIT. The gross value added of communications equipment manufacturing in ...View more details
Brazil is among the leaders in the global IT market. In 2017, its sales accounted for 1.9% of the worldwide total, ranking ninth in the world and first in Latin America. Within the region, its leadership is undisputed, as it is responsible for 39.1% ...View more details
Colombia is the fourth largest economy in Latin America in terms of nominal GDP, and the third largest in the region by population, with 49.8mn people as of December 2018. Over the period 2013-2018, the wholesale, retail & repair sector performed ...View more details
Mexico is the second largest economy in Latin America in terms of nominal GDP, and thereby a key consumer market in the region, with a population of over 123.4mn people as of December 2017. Over the period 2012-2017, the retail trade sector performed ...View more details
Indonesia’s retail sector plays an important role in the country’s economy. It generated 10% of the gross domestic product (GDP) and provided employment to nearly a fifth of the country’s workforce in 2018. Household consumption has ...View more details
The consumer electronics and household appliance manufacturing subsectors play a key role in Poland’s economy. Their combined GVA in 2017 was equal to 1.1% of GDP and 6.2% of manufacturing GVA. Between them, the two subsectors employed 165,083 ...View more details