BMI View: Taiwan is a high value consumer electronics market with widespread device ownership and akey global production centre. Taiwan stands out as a specialised producer of capital and knowledgeintensive integrated circuits, but there is a threat from China moving up the value chain. Meanwhile, theoutlook for the local market is constrained by the maturity of the market and negative demographic trends,but will continue to be one of the more lucrative in per capita terms in APAC.
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Computer Hardware Sales: USD2.0bn in 2017 to USD2.1bn in 2021, a compound annual growth rate(CAGR) of 1.5%. Tablet and low-end notebook volumes are threatened by smartphone cannibalisation,while printer demand is also in decline, but there is upside for premium PC sales.