11/21/2014

Cell Phones: Production, Exportation and Importation

 

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This page: Cell Phones production in Brazil.


 

Sales of cell phones and smartphone in Brazil (IDC and Abinee)

 

 

Monthly Results

 

  2014
Millions Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep ∆Month ∆Year
Traditional Cell Phones 2.2 2.4 1.8 1.9 1.7 1.8 1.8 1.7 1.3 (24.0%) (56.4%)
Smartphones 3.2 3.8 4.1 4.5 4.5 4.6 4.3 5.0 5.9 19.2% 84.7%
Total of Handsets 5.4 6.2 6.0 6.4 6.2 6.4 6.1 6.7 7.2 8.3% 27.1%
%Smartphones/Cell. 59.1% 61.4% 69.4% 70.0% 72.7% 71.3% 70.5% 74.6% 82,2% - -

Source: IDC and Abinee.

 

Million Apr/13 May/13 Jun/13 Jul/13 Aug/13 Sep/13 Oct/13 Nov/13 Dec/13
Traditional Cell Phones 3.2 2.6 2.4 2.9 2.6 2.5 2.8 2.9 1.4
Smartphones 3.0 2.9 2.7 3.6 3.3 3.2 4.3 4.7 2.5
Total of Handsets 6.2 5.5 5.0 6.5 6.0 5.7 7.1 7.7 3.9
%Smartphones/Cell. 48.5% 53.0% 53.0% 55.0% 56.0% 56.0% 61.0% 62.0% 63.0%

 

 

Quarter Results

 

Millions 1Q13 2Q13 3Q13 4Q13 1Q14 2Q14 3Q14 ∆Qter ∆Year
Traditional Cell Phones 9.0 8.2 8.5 7.1 6.4 5.4 4.8 (12.6%) (43.9%)
Smartphones 5.7 8.6 10.1 11.5 11.1 13.5 15.1 11.8% 49.8%
Total of Handsets 14.6 16.7 18.1 18.6 17.5 19.0 19.9 4.8% 9.9%
%Smartphones/Cell. 38.6% 51.3% 55.8% 61.8% 63.4% 71.3% 76.1% - -

Source: IDC 

 

 

Annual Results

 

Millions 2011 2012 2013 ∆Year
Traditional Cell Phones 58.0 43.5 29.1 (33.1%)
Smartphones 9.1 16.0 32.0 100.5%
Total of Handsets 67.1 59.5 61.0 2.6%
%Smartphones/Cell. 13.6% 26.8% 52.4% -

Source: IDC and Abinee.

 

 

Cell Phones Production in 2014

 

Cell phones production in Brazil presented growth of 26.1% in Feb/14 if compared with the same period last year.

 

Growth over the same period of the previous year
Period 2014 2013
February 26.1% -12.6%
January 22.2% -1.3%

 

Cell phones production in Brazil presented growth of 24.2% in the accumulated in the year relating to the same period of the previous year.

 

 

Growth over the same period of the previous yearr
1Q13 2Q13 3Q13 4Q13 Jan-Feb/14
-8.7% -2.1% -5.6% 2.7% 24.2%

 

 

Cell Phones Production in Brazil

 

Million units
2003
2004
2005
2006
2007
2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Production(1) 29.3 42.9 64.3 61.7 68.4 68.3 55.8 57.6 60.8 48.0* 46.4*
Sold Production(1) 27.3 41.7 63.4 58.6 66.2 69.8 60.9 61.9 61.1 50.2* 50.2*
Exportation(2) 11.3 8.9 32.9 32.0 22.0 23.9 15.8 12.6 6.9 3.4 1.9
Importation(2) 1.4 1.3 4.5 3.0 3.9 6.2 3.3 5.8 13.8 15.6 10.2
Sale in Brazil(3) 17.4 34.1 35.0 29.6 48.2 52.1 48.4 55.1 68.1 62.4 58.5

*Teleco's estimation (it doesn't include truncking)

Sources: (1) IBGE PIA; (2) MDIC; (3) Teleco

 

 

Cell Phones Production in 2013

 

Cell phone production in Brazil decreased 73.1% in Dec/13 in comparison with the same period last year.

 

Growth over the same period of the previous year
Period 2013 2012
December 73.1% -26.7%
November 0.2% -5.5%
October -13.2% -6.9%
September -17.0% -10.2%
August -8.3% -22.5%
July 8.9% -33.0%
June -4.5% -34.3%
May 1.8% -37.1%
April -3.7% -20.3%
March -10.9% -23.1%
February -12.6% -24.3%
January -1.3% -8.1%

 

Growth over the same period of the previous year
1Q12 2Q12 3Q12 4Q12 1Q13 2Q13 3Q13 4Q13
-19.8% -31.1% -22.9% -3.6% -8.7% -2.1% -5.6% 2.7%

 

 

Cell Phones Production in 2012

 

Cell phone production in Brazil decreased 26.7% in Dec/12 in comparison with the same period last year.

 

Growth over the same period of the previous year
4Q11 1Q12 2Q12 1st semester 3Q12 4Q12
-17.1% -19.8% -31.1% -25.4% -22.9% -3.6%

 

Cell phone production in Brazil fell 3.6% in 4Q12 when compared with 4Q11.

 

Based on IBGE's data, cell phone production in Brazil in 2012 was 21.1% smaller if compared with the same period last year.

 

Growth over the same period of the previous year
Period 2012 2011
December -26.7% -5.4%
November -5.5% -19.0%
October -6.9% -18.9%
September -10.2% -19.8%
August -22.5% 2.4%
July -33.0% -
June -34.3% 12.8%
Maio -37.1% 44.7%
April -20.3% 16.7%
March -23.1% 24.7%
February -24.3% 35.5
January -8.1% 25.8%

 

 

Cell Phones Production in 2011

 

Cell phone production in Brazil decreased 5.4% in the Dec/11 if compared with the same period last year.

 

Cell phone production in Brazil in 2011 is being bigger than the figures registered in 2010.

 

Growth over the same period of the previous year
4Q10 1Q11 2Q11 1st Semester 2011 3Q11 4Q11
-13.8% 28.5% 24.2% 26.0% -5.6% -17.1%

 

Brazilian cell phones production fell 17.1% in the 4Q11 in comparison with 4Q10.

 

Based in IBGE's data, Teleco estimates that cell phone production in Brazil in 2011 was 7.7% smaller than in 2010.

 

Growth over the same period of the previous year
Period 2011 2010
December -5.4% -
November -19.0% -11.4%
October -18.9% -22.3%
September -19.8% -17.1%
August 2.4% -5.7%
July - 15.5%
June 12.8% 6.5%
May 44.7% -11.9%
April 16.7% 10.1%
March 24.7% 6.3%
February 35.5% 6.6%
January 25.8% 59.7%

 

 

Cell Phones Production in 2010

 

Cell phone production in Brazil decreased -11.9% in 4Q10 if compared with 4Q09.

 

Growth in comparison with the same period of the previous year
4Q09 1Q10 2Q10 1st Semester 2010 3Q10 4Q10
-12.2% 16.3% 0.9% 7.0% -3.8%
-13.8%

 

 

Cell phone production in Brazil in 2010 remained close to what was registered in 2009.

 

Growth in comparison with the same period of the previous year
Period 2010 2009
November -11.4% -12.2%
October -22.3% -12.3%
September -17.1% -8.5%
August -5.7% 0.8%
July 15.5% -17.6%
June 6.5% -27.0%
May -11.9% -29.3%
April 10.1% -44.9%
March 6.3% -40.8%
February 6.6% - 49.1%
January 59.7% - 63.8%

 

 

 

Cell phone production in 2009

 

ABINEE's Projection for production in 2009

The cell phone production estimated for 2009 reaches 62 million devices, 17 million of them will be exported and 45 million will be remain in the Brazialian market. From these 45 million, 24.4 million will receive new lines.

 

We can highlight the 32% retration in exportations, in units, of cell phones, in 2009, in comparison with 2008. This fall resulted from administrative policies in Argentina, venezuela and Ecuador, in order to reduce importations.

 

Source: ABINEE

 

The cell phone production in Brazil in the 1st semester of 2009 was 41.2% lower than in the same period of 2008. In 3Q09 this percentage reached -8.6%.

 

Despite the result of Oct/09, the trend points out to recovery in cell phone orders from operators and recovery from the global financial crisis.

 

 

Growth in comparison to the period of 2008
Period Growth
Nov09/Nov08 -12.2%
Oct09/Oct08 -12.3%
Sep09/Sep08 -8.5%
Aug09/Aug08 0.8%
Jul09/Jul08 -17.6%
Jun09/Jun08 -27.0%
May09/May08 -29.3%
Apr09/Apr08 -44.9%
Mar09/Mar08 -40.8%
Feb09/Feb08 - 49.1%
Jan09/Jan08 - 63.8%

 

 

Cell phone production in 2008

 

The cell phone production in Dec/08 was 60.3% smaller than Dec/07, a sign of the first effects of the global financial crisis in Brazil.

 

In the first semester of 2008, cell phone production was 28.5% bigger than in the first semester of 2007.

 

 

Growth compared to the same period of 2007

 

Period Growth
Dec08/Dez07 -60.3%
Nov08/Nov07 -4.6%
Oct08/Oct07 12.2%
Aug08/Aug07 -11.4%
1º Sem08/1º Sem07 28.5%
Feb08/Feb07 31.4%
Jan08/Jan07 25.2%

Source: Monthly Industrial Research of IBGE.

 

In Amazonas, the accumulated production of electronic communication equipments increased 2.7% in comparison with 2007, the highlight were mobile telephony equipments.

 

In the State of São Paulo, the accumulated production of electronic and communication equipments in the period from January to July increased 24.9% in comparison with the same period of 2007, mainly in equipments for mobile telephony. In the third quarter of 2008, the growth was 3.6% if compared with the same period of 2007.

 

ABINEE estimated that the production of cell phones should reach 78 million units in 2008, with a growth of 18% compared to 2007. This production will be 30 million units for the foreign market, (estimate made in Jan/08).

 

 

Cell Phones Production in 2007

 

The production of cell phones in 2007 was 2% bigger than 2006 according to IBGE.

 

Growth comparing to the same period of 2006

 

4Q07/4Q06
6.4%
Nov07/Nov06
-0.4%
3Q07/3Q06
13.2%
Aug07/Aug06
20.6%
Jul07/Jul06
15.9%
1st Sem 07/1st Sem 06
-6.2%
2Q07/2Q06
-3.5%
1Q07/1Q06
-8.9%

Source: IBGE monthly industry research

 

 

Cell Phones production in 2007

 

As IBGE estimated in 2% the growth of cellular production in 2007 when compared with 2006, It's possible to estimate that the sales prediction in 2007 was 62.9 million and sales for domestic market of 44.9 million.

 

The production of cell phones in the Zona Franca de Manaus decreased 35.7% in 2007.

 

O IBGE will publish the production of 2006 in 2008 and 2007 in 2009.

 

 

 

Prediction of Cell Phones Production in 2006

 

IBGE released in June/08 the production and sales of cell phones in Brazil in 2006, based on information from 9 producers to a Industrial Research - product - 2006.

 

The production sold of 58.6 million of cell phones is below Teleco's estimation (66 million).

 

Based on these information, Teleco reviewed its estimation for cell phones production sold in Brazil in 2007 from 67 million to 63 million.

 

 

 

 

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