Market trends and forecasts

Do you have current/forecasted market information on the wire and cable industry internationally? Such as what are the market trends – not just in retail but in government and industrial markets, etc.?


China’s connectors and cable assembly industry is poised for continuous growth as makers boost production and R&D capability to push the line up the value chain. The first initiative is also under efforts to meet rising demand from North America, Europe and emerging markets. Expansion plans are underway to boost yield by as much as 20 percent.

R&D work emphasizes the shift to variants supporting the latest standards, including HDMI 1.4, USB 3.0 and SATA III. New interconnect types are being explored as well. Companies are also enhancing product performance, with compact and modular designs, fine pitch, improved reliability, high frequency and longer operating life as the key goals.

To learn more about China’s connectors and cable assembly industry, please download China Sourcing Report: Connectors & cable assembles.

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