The impact of trade war between China and the United States is in the market of personal computers or PCs. According to desktop, laptop and workstation, the number of PC market decreases in the last three months of last year. Market research institutions say that the last quarter of the year, in the last quarter of 2017, ie October to December, the PC market rate decreased by 3.7 percent. Analysts predicted that the PC market could fall by 4.7 percent.
In the separate data from the International Data Corporation (IDC) and Gartner of the market research institute, the US and China trade war showed the decline in the market due to PC market.
Gartner said, 4.3 percent of PC shipment decreased in the fourth quarter of 2017. Hewlett Packard or HP’s lowest shipment fall in PC makers However Lenovo retains the top position in the global PC market.
Regional analysis showed that the PC market in the US has shrunk less. In Europe, the Middle East and Africa, the impact has been very high. The impact of PC market shrinkage in the Asia-Pacific region is little. PC sales in Japan market increased
According to IDC, 6.88 million PCs have come in the last three months of the year, which is 3.7 percent less than the last quarter of the year. But the whole year is as low as 0.4 percent less. When the PC market analyzed last year, more PCs came to market than predicted by analysts. Lenovo has topped 23.4 percent of the PC market. About the second position in almost the equivalent of Lenovo’s occupation of the market is HP. Lenovo’s market share decreased by 3 percent to 2 percent compared to last year. But Dell has done the best improvement last year. Dell’s growth has increased by 0.6 percent in the last quarter. Dell is at number three in the list of top PC makers with 15.7 percent of market share. Apple has four out of 7 percent share in the market. But their market share decreased by 3.1 percent to 8 percent.
According to IDC, Acer is at the fifth position. Acer grabbing 6.7 percent of the market. But their market share has decreased compared to the year 2017. In 2012, Acer’s share was 8 percent of the market.
Gartner’s report also saw similar images like IDC. Lenovo has topped the market with 24.2 percent of the market share. In the second place, HP was in the second place with 22.4 percent, and third dale with 15.9 percent. Apple is in possession of 7.2 percent of the market. Assassin’s fifth position as Gartner Asus occupies 6.7 percent of the market.