The Indian PC market shipments declined by 18.9% QoQ to 1.75 million units during the quarter ended June 2017 (Q2 2017) due to the impact of Goods and Services Tax implementation, research firm IDC said in its Quarterly Personal Computing Device Tracker report. On a YoY basis, shipments declined by 18%. In the previous quarter, the Indian PC industry shipped 2.16 million units, posting a growth of 12.5% QoQ after the impact of demonization settled. But soon as cash flowed into the economy, implementation of GST reduced PC unit stocks which led to lesser sales in for Q2 2017, IDC said. The most impact was felt on the consumer segment when compared to the commercial PC segment. “The channel partners (or distributors) remained cautious and planned for de-stocking due to the impact of the GST implementation…(It) has (also) impacted the (PC) business…
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