Bishop and Associates has just released the 2017 edition of the World Connector Market Handbook. This
comprehensive seven chapter, 228 page report analyzes all aspects of the world electronic connector
market. This report provides detailed connector statistics by equipment sector and product category for
North America, Europe, Japan, China, Asia Pacific, and the ROW region. Included is a complete chapter
on worldwide connector industry results by region, equipment sector, and product category. Data is
provided for the years 2007 – 2016, and projections for 2017 and 2022 (including five year CAGRs).
ANALYSIS OF THE WORLD ELECTRONIC CONNECTOR MARKET
Increasing over $2.11 billion, connector industry sales increased +4.1% in 2016. Percentage wise, the
Chinese region exhibited the greatest growth, with a year over year sales increase of +11.9%, followed
by ROW with a year over year increase of +5.6% and Europe with a year over year increase of +5.4%.
The only regions to not show an increase were Japan and Asia Pacific, where sales decreased 7.8% and
3.4% respectively. In US dollars, the greatest growth was seen in China, where sales grew $1,746.3
million, followed by Europe where sales grew $562.3 million.