IDC predicted the sales of local PCs would increase 55 percent in the
second quarter of this year.
JAKARTA, 13 JUL 2000 (Asia Pulse) - Locally-made personal computers (PCs)
have dominated the Indonesian market following the rupiah's depreciation against
the US dollar. Bisnis Indonesia quoted the International Data Corporation (IDC)
as saying that the weak rupiah has made branded PCs unaffordable for local
IDC predicted the sales of local PCs would increase 55 percent in the second
quarter of this year. According to the company, the domestic PC market is still
dominated by four branded PCs - Acer, Compaq, IBM and Hewlett Packard - and two
locally-made PCs - Zyrex and Mugen.
Total sales recorded by the six brands in the first quarter reached 36,000
units, accounting for 36 percent of the total domestic PC market.
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