German CE Market Grows by 5.5% in First Three Quarters of 2010

Tuesday, November 23rd, 2010

Germany, Consumer Electronics

Results from Q1-Q3 2010 of the Consumer Electronics Market Index (CEMIX), a German market indicator for CE markets, are available for download.

The German market for consumer electronics continued to grow with a plus of 5.5% within the first nine months of the current year, compared to the same period last year. The three sectors within the market all contributed positively to this trend: Consumer Electronics +2.6%, Telecommunication (private users) +11.7%, IT (private users) +8.5%.

After the positive effect of the FIFA world cup in the second quarter, the 50th IFA in Berlin at the beginning of September was able to stimulate demand in the third quarter.


CEMIX, the Consumer Electronics Market Index, is a common project of the Bundesverband Technik des Einzelhandels e.V. (BVT), GfK Retail and Technology GmbH and the Gesellschaft für Unterhaltungs- und Kommunikationseletronik (gfu). The CEMIX contains current market information from competent partners.

The CEMIX shows the development of the Consumer Electronics market in Germany using unit and value data. The Consumer Electronics market is defined as the sum of sales in Germany from private consumers.

CEMIX data is available on the websites of member partners gfu, BVT and GfK Retail and Technology. Please contact our CE team for more details.

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