Australian grey printer market grows

IDC said that about 14 million units of printer consumables were sold in Australia in 2003, 4% more than in 2002. The total 14 million units included original and compatible brands of ink, laser toner and serial dot matrix ribbon cartridges, which grew 5% to 11 million units last year. Laser toner sales, comprising 2.9 million units of the 14 million total, remained stagnant compared with 2002.