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Emerging markets hold hope for smartphone shipment growth

Global smartphone shipments continued to weaken in the first quarter (Q1) of 2018, according to analysts. Canalys says shipments were down 3.4%, continuing the trend from a decline of 3% in Q4 2017. Worldwide sales of smartphones recorded their first decline since 2004, in Q4 of 2017, says Gartner. Global sales of smartphones to end-users […]

Chinese auto manufacturers move into the fast lane

Chinese automakers are looking to take a bigger share of the growing Myanmar personal car market, though consumer preference for Japanese brands remains strong. Beijing Automotive Group (BAIC) is one Chinese firm looking to woo Myanmar consumers, aiming to introduce its third model the D50 in the coming months. BAIC International Development president Dong Haiyang […]