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Russian Market of Printing Supplies 2019 – Cheap Products Continue to Dominate

19.03.2020 Information Agency «Business-Inform» news, Marketing

Information Agency “Business-Inform” (Russia) has finalized the cycle of research of the Russian Market of the Office Printing 2019. The acquired results within the segment of supplies for monochrome laser printing demonstrated that in 2019 the sales of new compatible cartridges and the market of remanufactured products continued growth (as they have been doing since...

Cartridges, which are microchipped, must be RoHS compliant

10.03.2020 Marketing

    We understand that it is beneficial for Russian companies importing products that violate RoHS to disseminate information that RoHS requirements do not cover cartridges. And we understand that the statement that cartridges are not covered by RoHS requirements primarily reflects their methods of running business in Russia. But in the RoHS related documents...

Western European HCP Market Declines

17.06.2019 Marketing

According to research by International Data Corporation (IDC), the Western European printer and multifunction (MFP) market decreased by 5.8% in unit terms in 1Q19 compared with the same period a year ago. This meant the overall market declined by 286 thousand units and price pressures led value to also decline by 4.1% to just over...

Worldwide HCP Market Declines

17.06.2019 Marketing

According to IDC report, Worldwide shipments of hardcopy peripherals (HCP) decreased 3.9% year over year to 22.8 million units in the first quarter of 2019 (1Q19). The brightest spot for the quarter was the year-over-year expansion of color inkjet multifunction printers (MFPs) in the 11-20 ppm range, which grew 4.7% to more than 6.2 million units...

China’s Long History of Innovation Leadership

17.06.2019 Marketing

China only joined the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) in 1985. Some, when learning of this, are surprised and that’s because in the West can trace back the origins of patents at least 2,500 years ago to the City of Sybaris, originally part of Ancient Greece and now part of southern Italy. The elders of...

Right or wrong, headlines questioning Chinese product quality are likely to continue

17.06.2019 Marketing

There is no underlying reason why products manufactured in China should be of lesser quality than similar products manufactured in more mature economies elsewhere in the world. Chinese technology has advanced rapidly over the last few decades, an advance no more vividly demonstrated by way of a Chinese launched, and Chinese operated, robotic lander on the far...

European Trade Association is Growing its Marketplace through the EU’s Green Initiatives

17.06.2019 Marketing

The European Toner and Inkjet Remanufacturers’ Association (ETIRA), has represented the interests of remanufacturers of (Original Equipment Manufacturers) OEM cartridges and related service providers across the European Union (EU) since 2003. We work on topics like quality/standardization, legal and regulatory advice, public relations, member contact platforms and more. Our code of conduct, depicted by the...


05.09.2018 Marketing

Originally published at Fast-Growing Inkjet Market to Surpass $100 Billion The global market for inkjet printing will grow at a rate of 9.4% year-on-year and will be worth $109 billion in 2023, so said Smithers Pira in the market report The Future of Inkjet Printing to 2023. This is in contrast with the general outlook for the print industry...


18.07.2018 Marketing

US customs officials will begin collecting an additional 25 per cent tariff on imports from China of goods ranging from farming plows to semiconductors and airplane parts, according to Gulfnews. US President Donald Trump fired the biggest shot yet in the global trade war by imposing tariffs on $34 billion of Chinese imports. China immediately said...