Logging out: Competition from low-cost imports has caused industry operator exits

IBISWorld’s Computer and Electronic Office Equipment Manufacturing market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.


Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Computer and Electronic Office Equipment Manufacturing industry has exhibited sluggish growth over the past five years. Industry revenue is expected to grow at an annualised 0.4% over the five years through 2016-17, to reach $889.2 million. Declines in the trade-weighted index have made imports more expensive and increased demand for locally manufactured products, driving the industry's marginal growth. Although a depreciating Australian dollar will increase the cost of imports and ease some price pressure on local manufacturers, imports will continue to dominate the market for computer products. Foreign manufacturers that have lower operating and wage costs will continue to put pressure on local prices and push companies out of the industry...

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Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

Companies in the industry manufacture a range of computers and related equipment. Industry operators face strong external competition as most locally sold computing products are manufactured overseas.

Desktop computers

This segment includes made-to-order personal computers (PCs) as industry operators customise orders to suit the specific requirements of corporate and public clients. This segment faces strong external competition from imports, as most desktop computers sold in Australia are imported. Major player Acer maintains an Australian manufacturing facility in Sydney, where it customises computing products for clients and provides local servicing and repairs. Some other industry players, such as Leader, also manufacture desktop computers. Com..

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What is the Computer and Electronic Office Equipment Manufacturing Industry?

Industry companies primarily manufacture computers, electronic office equipment and peripherals. This excludes computer repairs and manufacturing local area network equipment, such as routers.

Industry Products
Desktop computers
Portable computers
Industry Activities
Office machine
Computer monitor
Computer peripheral

Table of Contents

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 Globalisation

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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