Computer & Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing in the UK: Market Research Report

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Computer & Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing Market Research Report | SIC C26.200 | Feb 2014

Crashing: Although demand is strong, falling production prices are bringing down revenue

The Computer & Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

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Market Share of Companies
Stone Group Stone Group market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 09-14
Annual Growth 14-19
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing industry is very competitive, as falling selling prices and low profit margins show. Demand for computers and peripheral equipment has been promoted by cheap prices and the release of new and enhanced products, computer software and applications. However, computer and peripheral equipment manufacturing has tended to shift to countries that have access to low-cost labour and efficient supply chains, which means that the number of firms and establishments in the industry has been falling.

The UK industry is expected to generate revenue of £1.1 billion in 2013-14, down 2.5% compared with 2012-13. The domestic market for computers and peripheral equipment is estimated to be £8.2 billion in 2013-14... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter

The UK Computer and Peripheral Manufacturing industry is considered to be in the decline phase of its life cycle. Industry value added is expected to decrease at a compound annual rate of 5% in the 10 years through 2018-19, while GDP is forecast to increase at a compound annual rate of 1.3%.

Industry value added is expected to decline in real terms, mainly due to a decline in industry revenue, competitive pressure on prices and margins and growth in imported components and end products. Manufacturers based in the United Kingdom are disadvantaged by relatively high cost structures.

However, there is a rapid introduction of new products due to a rapid rate of technological change... purchase to read more


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What is the Computer & Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing Industry?

Companies in the Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing industry produce electronic computers, including mainframes, desktop computers, laptops and servers. They also manufacture peripheral equipment such as storage devices, printers, monitors and keyboards.

Industry Products
Desktop computersPortable computersServersMainframe computersInput and output devicesOther final products
Industry Activities
Manufacturing computersManufacturing mainframe computersManufacturing hard drives, flash drives and other storage devicesManufacturing optical disk drivesManufacturing printersManufacturing scannersManufacturing computer accessoriesManufacturing smart-card readers

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