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Computer Manufacturing in Canada - Industry Market Research Report

Computer Manufacturing in Canada

The Computer Manufacturing industry in Canada has been declining as fierce international competition continues to flood the domestic market with low-cost imports. This influx of imports is driven by foreign competitors, primarily from developing economies, which have lower labour and production costs. Competition, combined with product standardization, has exerted strong downward pressure on prices, lowering the industry's revenue from its crucial consumer market segment. Computer manufacturers are expected to experience similar trends moving forward. Price competition will prevent manufacturers from commanding higher margins and achieving growth in the consumer segment. However, anticipated demand from domestic and foreign industrial activity is expected to buoy industry expansion.

This industry manufactures or assembles personal computers, laptops and servers. Operators typically purchase computer components (e.g. motherboards and graphics cards) from dedicated manufacturers in other industries (see IBISWorld report 33441a, Semiconductor and Circuit Manufacturing). This industry does not include tablet computers, nor does it include manufacturers of computer monitors, mice, keyboards and printers (see IBISWorld report 33411b, Computer Peripheral Manufacturing).

This report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecasts, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.


ABOUT THIS INDUSTRY
Industry Definition
Main Activities
Similar Industries
Additional Resources

INDUSTRY AT A GLANCE

INDUSTRY PERFORMANCE
Executive Summary
Key External Drivers
Current Performance
Industry Outlook
Industry Life Cycle

PRODUCTS & MARKETS
Supply Chain
Products & Services
Demand Determinants
Major Markets
International Trade
Business Locations

COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE
Market Share Concentration
Key Success Factors
Cost Structure Benchmarks
Basis of Competition
Barriers to Entry
Industry Globalization

MAJOR COMPANIES

OPERATING CONDITIONS
Capital Intensity
Technology & Systems
Revenue Volatility
Regulation & Policy
Industry Assistance

KEY STATISTICS
Industry Data
Annual Change
Key Ratios

JARGON & GLOSSARY

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