New market study, "Israel Consumer Electronics Report Q4 2014", has been published

From: Fast Market Research, Inc.
Published: Fri Sep 19 2014

Israel is one of the most developed consumer electronics markets in the Middle East, with the launch of 4G networks supporting rising demand for smartphone s and tablets in 2014 . In addition, Israel continues to attract considerable investment from global IT and consumer electronics firms owing to its vibrant start-up market, skilled workforce and high government spending on defense and intelligence services . However, the implementation of government austerity policies and eruption of violence in Gaza has weakened consumer confidence , posing a downside risk to our otherwise positive outlook. We forecast average annual growth of 3.9% in Israel's consumer electronics market over the five years to 2018.

Headline Expenditure Projections

* Computer hardware sales: USD2.15bn in 2013 to USD2.22bn in 2014, up 3.5% in US dollar terms. Tablets set to gain traction as operators encourage take-up of 4G services, putting further pressure on notebook sales. Desktop sales supported by demand in defense and IT sectors.
* AV sales: USD533mn in 2013 to USD562mn in 2014, up 5.6% in US dollar terms. Driven by sales of Sony and Microsoft's consoles and smart TVs.
* Handset sales: Outperforming segment of the consumer electronics market, rising 9.4% between 2013 and 2014 to USD1.286mn, as the launch of LTE networks in H214 pushes demand for 4G smartphones.

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Key Trends And Developments

Israeli mobile operators Pelephone, Partner Communications and Cellcom all launched limited 4G networks between mid-July and early August 2014. Cellcom and Partner have re-farmed existing spectrum in the 1800MHz band to support their 4G network, while Pelephone has launched its network over spectrum on loan from the Ministry of Communications (MOC), pending a 4G spectrum auction expected to take place before the end of the year. The MOC has allowed the three mobile operators to launch limited 4G service on the condition that they offer it for free...

The Israel Consumer Electronics Report has been researched at source and features latest-available data covering both the manufacture and sale of consumer electronics products, critically analysing - and forecasting - the market dynamics affecting each sub-sector, including audio-visual, computers, mobile handsets, gaming and automotives electronics. Furthermore, the report analyses the domestic and global economic trends driving device demand and provides company rankings and competitive landscapes covering leading multinational and national consumer electronics companies and analysis of latest industry news and trends in Israel.

Business Monitor International (BMI)'s Israel Consumer Electronics Report provides industry professionals and strategists, sector analysts, business investors, trade associations and regulatory bodies with independent forecasts and competitive intelligence on the consumer electronics industry in Israel.

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