The refurbished HCP market in Egypt is sizeable, totaling 63,700 units of A3 and A4 format machines in 2017. In contrast, the original A3 format market totaled 9,900 units in 2017, roughly one-sixth the size of the refurbished market. This study highlights some key trends in the Egyptian HCP market and identifies some of the main refurbished dealers and resellers.
"The refurbished market should be monitored by copier vendors as it is directly impacting the demand for original devices, especially in the midrange and high-end segments. It has now become crucial for vendors to take steps toward adopting local refurbishment in order to protect their revenues and reach new verticals." — Senior Research Analyst Samar El Sayed, IPDS, IDC