This research report presents shipment volume and value forecast and recent quarter review of the Taiwanese desktop PC industry. The report includes desktop PC shipment volume, value, ASP, shipment by tier and maker, product mix analysis, as well as breakdowns by customer, shipment destination, business type, and assembly location. The content of this report is based on primary data obtained through interviews with desktop PC makers.
The report finds that shipment volume of the Taiwanese desktop PC industry reached around 16.4 million units in the fourth quarter of 2014, down 4.5% sequentially. The decline is mainly attributed to a slowdown in the commercial market, specifically in the United States and Europe. Overall, the industry's shipments in 2014 stood at around 66.4 million units in 2014, against 60.0 million units in the previous year. It is projected that the industry's shipment volume will slip to 15.2 million in the first quarter of 2015, down 7.1% sequentially."