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.).
Malaysia has an established manufacturing base for consumer electronics, catering for both local and export demand. The country’s exposure to the global smartphone value chain is mainly in the semiconductor end, especially in ...View more details
The revenue of China’s mobile communications equipment sector rose by 5.4% y/y in the first three quarters of 2020, according to MIIT. The total profit during this period increased by 8.4% y/y. At end-September 2020, the total ...View more details
Brazil is a relevant player in the global IT market, accounting for 2.1% of the sales of hardware, software and IT services worldwide in 2018. The country holds the ninth position globally, while ranking first regionally with a 42.8% share ...View more details
The revenue of China’s mobile communications equipment sector rose by 5% y/y in the first half of 2020, according to MIIT. The total profit during this period surged by 41.3% y/y, as the sector gradually recovered from the impact of ...View more details
Domestic manufacturers dominated India’s consumer electronics before India’s economic liberalisation, which began in 1991. Today, Indian consumers prefer international brands and most domestic producers have been relegated ...View more details
The consumer electronics and household appliance manufacturing subsectors play a key role in Poland’s economy. They roughly correspond to the categories of “computer, electronic and optical products” and ...View more details
China’s consumer electronics sector has a growing importance in the country’s overall industry and is a crucial part of the nation’s strategic movement towards a high-quality economy, where Made in China stands for innovative ...View more details
On the back of robust domestic demand and high foreign investment, Poland has become one of the largest producers and exporters of computer hardware in CEE. The country has managed to turn itself into a key IT hub for the region, and also boasts a ...View more details
The revenue of China’s mobile communications equipment sector fell by 4.7% y/y in the first quarter of 2020, according to MIIT. The gross value added of communications equipment manufacturing during this period slid by 1.1% y/y. Despite the ...View more details