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China Monthly Hardcopy Peripherals Tracker

IDC's China Monthly Hardcopy Peripherals Tracker® helps the vendor understand the market status and movement by providing timely market sales information for the China printer and multifunction peripherals market and model-level information, with a high frequency of each month, for in time knowledge of the competitive environment for the China printer and multifunction peripherals market.

Technology Coverage

This tracker provides total market size and vendor share for the following technology areas. Measurement for this tracker is in shipments, ports, end-user revenue, factory revenue, and so forth.

Core Coverage:

  • Single-function laser printer
  • Noncopier base multifunction laser printer
  • Single-function inkjet printer
  • Multifunction inkjet printer


  • Product and product category
  • Base configuration
  • Format
  • Model name

Geographic Scope

  • PRC (1)

Data Deliverables

This tracker is delivered on a monthly basis via a web-based interface for online querying and downloads. For a complete delivery schedule, please contact an IDC sales representative. Deliverables for this tracker are:

  • Historical data

IDC's Tracker Methodology

IDC's tracker data is developed using a rigorous methodology that includes well-planned and well-coordinated local, regional, and worldwide data cross-checks combined with a proprietary advanced data consolidation and analysis data platform managed by IDC's Worldwide Tracker organization. Data sources used in the process of determining IDC's tracker numbers include, but are not limited to:

  • In-country local vendor interviews
  • Distribution data feeds
  • Worldwide and regional vendor guidance
  • ODM data
  • In-country local channel partner discussions
  • Import records
  • Feedback from component suppliers
  • Vendor briefings and public financial reports

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Meet the Experts
Cindy Gao

Research Manager, Research Operation Center, IDC China