Monday, December 22, 2014
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
North Korean Internet Otage Fuels Speculation
Semiconductor Market Set for Strongest Growth in Four Years in 2014
New Asus Dual-camera Zenfone Coming At CES
Samsung Introduces SE790C Curved Monitor
Chinese Motion-sensing VR Glasses Coming On Kickstarter
Kodak Returns To CES With Consumer Product Line
North Korea Suggests Joint Inverstigation With U.S. Over Sony Hacking
T-Mobile to Pay $90 Million To Settle Case With FCC
Active Discussions
Digital Audio Extraction and Plextools
Will there be any trade in scheme for the coming PSP Go?
Hello, Glad to be Aboard!!!
Best optical drive for ripping CD's? My LG 4163B is mediocre.
Hi All!
cdrw trouble
CDR for car Sat Nav
DVD/DL for Optiarc 7191S at 8X
 Home > News > Optical Storage > DVD Wri...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Wednesday, May 07, 2014
DVD Writer and Media Market Keeps Shrinking


The DVD recordable technology registered sales (media, writers, recorders) of $2.6 billion in calendar-year 2013, down from $2.8 billion of revenue in 2012 according to a report from from Santa Clara Consulting Group.

This market peaked in 2008 and then started to decrease, and is expected to continue to shrink in the next years.

In calendar-year 2013, sales of DVD recorders were decreased by 6% down to 95 million units.

DVD video recorders had unit pricing more than eight times that of DVD writers, with a revenue of $75 million.

DVD writer sales contributed to a revenue of $2.1 billion.

Disc media sales (DVD-R, DVD-RW, DVD+R, DVD+RW, and DVD-RAM) changed by -20%, down to to 2.1 billion units.

DVD-R was the most significant recordable DVD format in 2013, with 73% of DVD recordable disc sales, followed by DVD+R, 24%; DVD-RW, 2%; DVD+RW, 1%; and DVD-RAM, less than 1%, SCCG found.

DVD disc media is produced primarily in Asia, with Japan and Taiwan maintaining a large share of this business.

DVD disc media in Q4 represented revenues of $88 million. DVD R media (DVD+R and DVD-R) had sales of 451 million units, while the DVD RW segment (DVD+RW, DVD-RW, and DVD-RAM) had sales of 16 million units for the quarter.

Ritek, CMC, and Prodisc, all based in Taiwan, are acting as subcontractors for several international brands; Taiyo Yuden has manufacturing in Japan; and MCC/Verbatim continues to manufacture DVD discs, with production in Singapore. Moser Baer maintains a significant manufacturing presence for DVD recordable media in its India facilities. There are smaller regional players that have a minor influence on this market.

Entertainment levies in Europe continue to have an impact on country sales of disc media. High-levy countries such as France, Italy, Sweden, Denmark, Austria, Spain,and Hungary have seen their official markets decline because of this trend. Countries with low levies, like Germany, the UK, Luxembourg, Andorra, Slovakia, Monaco, and San Marino, keep exporting to these countries to circumvent the levies.




Previous
Next
Microsoft Sees Decline in Security Vulnerabilities        All News        Huawei Ascend P7 Released
Pioneer And Memory-Tech Develop 512 GB Optical Disc For Data Archiving     Optical Storage News      Blu-ray Disc Format Moving From Consumers To Professionals

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Panasonic To Close DVD-player Factory In Slovakia
Optical Disc Sales Down
DVD And Blu-ray Discs Remain Popular in Britain
DVD CCA Ends Litigation with Kaleidescape
DVD And Blu-ray Discs Remain Preferred Sources of Video Content
DVD FLLC To Run 2013 Market Inspection Tests
DVD6C Lowers Royalty Rates for DVD Read-only Discs
DVD6C Files Lawsuit Against CDI Media
DVD6C Terminates Patent License Agreement with Canadian Premium Disc
Deals, DVDs and Blu-ray Discs Were a Hit With Shoppers Over Black Friday Weekend
CD, DVD Recordable Media Market Down
DVDs, Blu-ray Disc Rentals Surpass Streaming

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2014 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .