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Wednesday, 01 February 2012 08:21

Acer plans on shipping million PCs to Brazil

Written by Nedim Hadzic

acer

Double the amount from 2011


It has
been reported that the financial crisis in the EU prompted Acer to turn to emerging markets for profit and the company plans on shipping a million PCs to Brazil in 2012.

Digitimes quotes industry sources as saying that Acer launched a price war to increase its share in Brazil. Apparently, the company has seen some results and it plans to continue full throttle.

Brazilian laws stipulate high customs duties on imported PCs in order to protect domestic companies. However, Acer, HP and others went around this by shipping components and barebones from China to Brazil, which are then assembled by Brazilian OEM partners.

More here.


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