China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) has released statistics for the electronics and IT industry for the January to November 2010 period, with total IT industry value for the first eleven months up 17.2% YoY, more than 13.4 percentage points compared to the same period in 2009, and up 1.4 percentage points compared to the industry average.
Total sales output value for the first eleven months of 2010 rose 25.7% YoY to RMB 5.67 trln. Total handset production rose 34.4% YoY to 894.49 mln units. Total TV set production rose 6.8% YoY to 107.64 mln units, including LCD TV set production up 29% YoY to reach 76.93 mln units, accounting for 71.5% of all TV sets and up 12.3 percentage points YoY compared to 59.2% of total TV sets in the same period last year. Microcomputer production rose 24.7% YoY to 223.59 mln units, including notebooks up 22.8% YoY to reach 171.18 mln units, accounting for 76.6% of total microcomputers. Integrated circuit (IC) production rose 32.4% YoY to 59.37 bln units.