Indian PC market up 32% in 2004, 3.4 mln PCs sold

Duty cuts and increased demand from the Government and BFSI sectors helped India’s PC market grow 32% in 2004, its strongest performance since 2000, according to IDC. A total of 3.4 mln units were sold in 2004. Desktops grew 28.2% and totalled 3.2 mln units in 2004 while portables grew 128%. In Q4 2004, desktops and portables totalled 934,000 units, representing a YTY gain of 33%.