Malaysia's consumer electronics market is expected to recover over the medium term in asupportive operating environment built on purchasing power gains and positive demographics, but will notfully recover from the declines of 2015 and 2016 when depreciation and the Goods and Sales Tax hitdemand, even by 2021. There is, however, downside should technology trends accelerate devicecannibalisation, for instance of PC spending, or if the regional security situation deteriorates.
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Computer Hardware Sales: USD1.6bn in 2017 to USD1.8bn in 2021, a compound annual growth rate(CAGR) of 3.2%. Diverging trends, with weak low-end performance as use case cannibalisation hitstablet and notebook spending, but stronger demand for premium ultra-slim, hybrid and gamingnotebooks.