Emerging markets see rising notebook demand
Aaron Lee, Taipei; Joseph Tsai, DIGITIMES [Thursday 12 June 2014]

Notebook demand in emerging markets has started recovering recently as international funds return to emerging markets after seeing a weak return on investment in the US and Europe, according to sources from the upstream supply chain.

Notebook orders from emerging markets have been mostly disappointing in first-half 2014 amid weak demand. Many brand vendors have been reluctant to place orders for components as they seek to avoid losses from fluctuating exchange rates, the sources said.

Although some notebook ODMs have recently sent out meesages that they expect strong shipment growths in the second half, the sources remain skeptical, pointing out that the ODMs have failed to see significant growths in the second half in the past few years.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s