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Croatia, Slovenia, Serbia Q3 Combined PC Sales Volume Falls 22.7% Y/Y - IDC Adriatics

Nov 24, 2009, 5:40:45 PMArticle by Kire Nedelkovski
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November 24 (SeeNews) - The combined sales of personal computers (PCs) in Croatia, Slovenia and Serbia fell 22.7% on the year to 202,585 units in the third quarter of 2009, market intelligence and advisory company IDC Adriatics said on Tuesday.

Croatia, Slovenia, Serbia Q3 Combined PC Sales Volume Falls 22.7% Y/Y - IDC Adriatics

A total of 62,971 PCs were sold in Croatia in the third quarter of 2009, down 28.3% on the year, with business slowing across all segments - desktops, laptops and x86 servers, the company said in a statement posted on its website (www.idc-adriatics.com).

The desktop segment was hardest hit, shrinking by 41.1% on the year to 22,016 units. Laptop sales were down 18.7% to 39,238 units while sales of x86 servers fell 20.7% from a year earlier to 1,787 units.

HP continues to lead the Croatian PC market in terms of volume, followed by Acer and M San Grupa.

IDC said PC sales in Slovenia fell 20.6% on the year to 49,884 units in the third quarter of 2009.

Desktops posted a 9.8% year-on-year drop to 23,924 units while the laptop segment fell 27.9% to 24,895 units, IDC said.

Laptops have a 50% share of the PC market in Slovenia with desktops at 48% and x86 servers accounting for the balance.

HP has the biggest market share in Slovenia, followed by Lenovo and DTK.

Third-quarter PC sales in Serbia fell 19.9% on the year to 89,370 units.

Vendors moved 53,911 desktops, 19.1% less than a year earlier, as well as 34,696 laptops and 763 x86 servers, down 38.3% on the year.

Desktop sales account for 60% of the Serbian PC market while laptops have a 39% share.

HP is the biggest vendor in terms of volume in Serbia, followed by MSI and ComTrade.

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