PC market in Germany is growing 5.8 percent in the first quarter

PC manufacturer in this country in the first quarter 5.8 percent more computers sold as in the same period last year. According to IDC the PC market in Germany developed it more positively than in Western Europe or the EMEA region. There, the sales figures increased to 3.1 and 1.6 percent, respectively.

in Europe, the Middle East and Africa the provider as a whole sold 17.4 million units. Notebooks can be improved by 8.9 percent. However, desktop sales declined between January and March by 12 percent.

the largest growth in Europe France scored with 8.2 percent. The looming Brexit, however, forced the British market with 7.9 percent clearly in the negative. Negative growth reached Italy (down 2.6 percent) and Spain (minus 2.8). In both countries, yet the situation had stabilised.

the business segment was driven by a strong demand for notebook computers according to the market researchers. Due to expected price increases, which have increased inventory trading to offer its customers continue to cheap devices. As a result, manufacturers had shipped 11.2 percent more notebooks than a year ago. But the consumer segment also have stabilised thanks to a strong notebook sales (up 7.5 percent).

in addition, IDC noted that the consolidation of the market has increased in the first quarter. “The top 5 suppliers were responsible for 77.4 percent of the total of market, compared to 74.1 percent in the first quarter of 2016,” IDC said.

HP claim with a market share of 25.7 percent and a growth of 4.4 percent in the statistics before Lenovo . The Chinese company is improved only by 1.4 percent, which decreased its market share by 0.1 points to 20.6 percent. “

 IDC has identified a growth of 1.6 percent for the PC market in EMEA region (table: IDC). IDC has identified a growth of 1.6 percent for the PC market in EMEA region (table: IDC). Dell increased its sales by 9.8 percent and order to strengthen his third place with a market share of 12 percent. Acer in turn ended the downward trend of the previous quarters and scored in the first quarter an increase of 35.1 percent. Its market share increased by 2.5 percent to 9.8 percent. It also ousted ASUS on the fifth rank.

at the beginning of the month IDC had presented already figures for the worldwide PC market . Instead of the expected drop of 1.8 per cent, they were for the first three months of the year an increase of 0.6 percent. It was the first growth of the PC market in five years.


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