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.).
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
China is the world’s largest retail market and a global leader in e-commerce. As the country makes its transition from a manufacturing-based economy to a service-oriented one, the government’s priority has become that of ensuring stable ...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
In 2017, Brazil’s economy exited one of the deepest recessions in decades, and retail sales in the country returned to growth, expanding by 2% y/y in volume terms. Several factors supported the turnaround of the sector, including slowing ...View more details
India’s IT industry consists of IT services and Hardware and Business Process Management (BPM). Ecommerce has been part of the BPM segment of this industry since FY2013. The IT-BPM sector is largely export-driven. Software accounted for 74.5% ...View more details
In Q3 2018, total retail sales of consumer goods in China rose by 3.8% y/y to RMB 9,428bn, following a 3.7% y/y increase in Q2. Higher retail sales were fuelled by rising incomes and higher consumption expenditure per capita, which rose by 7.9% y/ y ...View more details
China communications equipment sector’s revenue in the first three quarters of 2018 rose by 11% y/y, driven by increased sales of mobile communication station equipment, according to a report released by the Ministry of Industry and Information ...View more details