The 2014 edition of the ‘World Connector Market Handbook’ is a comprehensive seven-chapter, 230-page report which analyzes all aspects of the world electronic connector market. This report provides detailed connector statistics by equipment sector and product category for North America, Europe, Japan, China, Asia Pacific, and the ROW region. Included is a complete chapter on worldwide connector industry results by region, equipment sector and product category. Data is provided for the years 2003-2013, and projections for 2018 (including five-year CAGRs).
In 2013, connector industry's sales increased +2.7%. The European region exhibited the greatest growth, with a year-over-year sales increase of +7.3%, followed by Asia-Pacific with a year-over-year increase of +5.8% and North America with a year-over-year increase of +5.7%. Japan, the only region to show a year-over-year sales decrease, declined a staggering -16.0%.
World Connector Market by Region
As the tables below indicate, although there was positive growth in 2013, the growth was not significant enough to increase the past 5-year compound annual growth rate, reducing it from X.X% in 2012, to X.X% in 2013. This is also evident in the past 10-year CAGR, where growth declined from Y.Y% in 2012, to Y.Y% in 2013. What is interesting to note, is that the past 20-year CAGR for both 2012 and 2013, remained at Z.Z%, showing the industry's overall ability to correct itself over time.
Regional Growth Rates 2012 - 2013
Regional Growth Rates 2011 - 2012
X,Y,Z Commercial in Confidence.
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