Lund, May 6, 2019 – Strong growth in IT helped the overall TCG market to achieve growth in Q1 2019. Other sectors such as MDA, SDA and CE also achieved growth although not as significantly as the IT sector. Apart from the Photo sector, Office Equipment was the only one seeing a decline in sales in Q1. Telecom remained stagnant from the previous year, where Large Sized Smartphones make up for the decline in conventional Smartphones.
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|Q2 2018 M. USD||Q3 2018 M. USD||Q4 2018 M. USD||Q1 2019 M. USD||Q1 2019 / Q1 2018 / +/- %||Q1 2019 M. USD||Q1 2019 / Q1 2018 +/- %|
|Consumer Electronics (CE)||168||172||303||170||-9.7%||170||-9.7%|
|Major Domestic Appliances (MDA)||279||287||324||274||-8.4%||274||-8.4%|
|Small Domestic Appliances (SDA)||101||108||155||103||-8.2%||103||-8.2%|
|Information Technology (IT)||459||532||659||558||5.7%||558||5.7%|
|Office Equipment & Consumables (OE)||83||80||92||87||-14.1%||87||-14.1%|
|GfK TEMAX ® Sweden||1,821||1,917||2,474||1,872||-6.1%||1,872||-6.1%|