14.2 mln PCs sold in Japan in 2006

In Japan, PC shipments totaled 14.2 mln units in 2006, a 3.3% decline from 2005. The Japan market experienced a difficult Q4, as shipments approached 3 mln units, a 12.6% decline from Q4 2005. Both the professional and private market showed negative YTY growth in Q4, Gartner reports.