Malaysia Consumer Electronics Report Q4 2012

  • ID: 2299577
  • November 2012
  • Region: Malaysia
  • 51 pages
  • Business Monitor International
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BMI View:

We project that Malaysian consumer electronics spending will grow by about 7% in US dollar terms during 2012 to US$8.4bn, with strong sales of smartphones and LED TV sets reported in Q112. Despite a sharp moderation in consumer demand apparent in early 2012, we still expect that sales will remain relatively robust in these key consumer electronics product segments. However, growth in consumer goods imports slowed for the fourth consecutive month from 33.1% y-o-y in September to 19.9% in December and growth in outstanding credit card balances has also remained on a steady downtrend since January 2011. We expect this trend to continue as growing concerns over the outlook for employment in the export sector weigh on consumer confidence. Malaysia has also emerged as one of the fastest-growing regional smartphone markets and vendors will look to product innovation to drive revenue, with growth areas also including tablets and smart TV sets.

Headline Expenditure Projections:

Computer Hardware Sales: US$2.6bn in 2011 to US$2.7bn in 2012, +5% in US dollar terms. Forecast in US dollar terms unchanged, despite an expected moderation in economic growth and PC sales READ MORE >

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Executive Summary 5

SWOT Analysis 7

Malaysia Consumer Electronics Market SWOT 7

Malaysia Electronics Industry SWOT 8

Malaysia Political SWOT 9

Malaysia Economic SWOT 10

Malaysia Business Environment SWOT 11

Risk/Reward Ratings 12

Asia Pacific Risk/Reward Ratings 12
Table: Asia Pacific Risk/Reward Ratings, Q412 14

Consumer Electronics Market 15

Computers 15
Table: Computers Sales, 2009-2016 15

AV 19
Table: AV: Sales, 2009-2016 19

Mobile Handsets 22
Table: Mobile Communications, 2009-2016 22

Consumer Electronics Industry 25
Table: Electronics Output, 2009-2016 25
Table: Malaysian Electronics Exports, March 2011-Feb 2012 (MYRmn) 26
Table: Malaysian Consumer Electronics Manufacturing, March 2011-Feb 2012 (MYRmn) 27

Components 28
Table: Malaysian Electronics and Electrical Products, March 2011 to Feb 2012 (MYRmn) 28
Table: Malaysian Semiconductors Exports, March 2011-Feb 2012 (MYRmn) 28

Computers 29

AV/Handsets 30

Industry Forecast Scenario 32
Table: Consumer Electronics Overview, 2009-2016 32

Industry Developments 34

Government Authority 35

Macroeconomic Forecast 36

Competitive Landscape 38

Computers 38

Handsets 40

AV 42

Demographic Outlook 45
Table: Malaysia's Population By Age Group, 1990-2020 ('000) 46
Table: Malaysia's Population By Age Group, 1990-2020 (% of total) 47
Table: Malaysia's Key Population Ratios, 1990-2020 48
Table: Malaysia's Rural And Urban Population, 1990-2020 48

BMI Methodology 49

How We Generate Our Industry Forecasts 49

Electronics Industry 49

Sources 50

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