Rising income levels throughout the world and the ubiquity of computer technology have increased demand for industry products, particularly in emerging markets. However, growing competition from tablet devices and mobile phones has eroded demand for traditional PCs worldwide, thus inhibiting growth in the Global Computer Hardware Manufacturing industry over the five years to 2016. However, over the next five years, industry revenue is expected to grow, as the industry is expected to benefit from broad-based economic growth and greater market acceptance of digital information. Additionally, product innovations and growing demand in emerging markets will fuel industry growth.
This industry manufactures and assembles desktop and laptop computers, computer storage devices and computer terminals, as well as computer peripheral devices, such as servers, modems and routers. Telecommunications equipment, such as cell phones, is excluded from this industry.
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.