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East Africa PC shipments up 3% in Q4

Wednesday 29 January 2014 | 12:18 CET | News
PC shipments to East Africa increased 3 percent year-on-year in the final quarter of 2013 to a total 140,251 units, according to International Data Corporation (IDC). Strong gains in Uganda, Tanzania and Ethiopia helped offset the poor performance seen in Kenya, where the introduction of new VAT legislation resulted in a significant downturn in PC shipments. According to IDC, portable PC shipments to the region were up 6.8 percent year-on-year in Q4 to 91,599 units. However, this rate of growth was slower than expected as Samsung opted to reduce its shipments into East Africa amid a change in

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Categories: IT / Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Samsung
Countries: Africa
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