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China overtakes US as largest PC market

(People's Daily Online)

14:12, August 25, 2011

On Aug. 24, a citizen selects a personal computer in a computer store in Xuan'en county, Hubei province. On Tuesday, a market report released by IDC shows that China has overtaken the United States as the largest personal computer market in the second quarter. According to the report, personal computer shipments in China rose to 18.5 million units during the second quarter, while the United States shipped 17.7 million units. China accounted for 22 percent of shipments on the global PC market, 1 percentage point more than the United States.(Xinhua/Song Wen)

Edited and translated by People's Daily Online

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