EMEA PC shipments down 9.3%

05 November 2009

Krishna Murthy, Managing Director, Acer Computer for Middle East and Africa, has said that total personal computer shipments for the Europe, Middle East and Africa in the third quarter this year had dropped by 9.3%, Emirates Business has reported. Desktop sales had dropped 25%, while notebook sales grew by more than 10% and a major part came from netbooks, he said. The decline in sales had resulted in nearly 20% to 30% drop in revenues for PC makers in the Middle East and Africa region, he noted.

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