Computer sales up by 22%: Compass

Computer sales up by 22%: Compass


Kolkata: There has been a nearly 22% growth in computer sales in India, pushing down prices for PCs in 2006-07, according to Computer Association of Eastern India.

According to the Association’s president, Pawan Jajodia, 55 lakh PCs were sold in India in 2006-07 with the Eastern region accounting for 15 lakh registering about 30% growth in sales in the region.

Jajodia told reporters here today that there was a 15-20% drop in prices of computer products, including PCs, pushing up sales all over the country.

Compass, stated to be one of the leading representative bodies of IT entrepreneurs and traders in the country, is set to flag off its mega 12th annual IT exhibition here from 14-17December, aimed at promoting IT trade in the region.

This year, the Compass 2007 theme is ‘Computer for Everyone´. Altogether 75 IT producers will participate in the annual IT event in India and is expected to draw over one lakh visitors to the IT fair to be held at the Netaji Indoor Stadium.

“The Compass ITPlex project is now being given a final shape and in a month or two it will announce details," he said.