Ukraine to become third largest digital camera market in Central and Eastern Europe

Demand for digital still cameras in Ukraine will soon make the country the third-largest DSC market in Central and Eastern Europe. According to IDC, in the first six months of in 2006 shipments soared by more than 68% compared to the same period in 2005, with unit sales reaching a new six-month high of over 224,000. In the first half of 2006 shipments jumped by more than 88% for models with five or more megapixels compared to 45% in the first half of 2005.