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KUALA LUMPUR: Worldwide sales of smartphones to end-users in 2013 increased 42.3% to 968 million units from 2012, according to IT research company Gartner Inc. Sales of smartphones now constitute 53.6% of overall mobile phone sales, exceeding sales of feature phones for the first time.
Chinese commodity imports rose strongly in 2013, with coal and iron ore climbing more than 10%, but efforts to reform the world's No 2 economy are already taking the steam out of demand and are likely to drag this year.
PETALING JAYA: Vehicle sales in the first six months of 2013 should surpass the sales achieved in the first half of last year, despite initial hesitation by customers adopting a “wait-and-see” attitude leading up to the 13th general election (GE13).
China's economy is set to grow 7.6% in 2013, beating the government's 7.5% target, before losing some steam next year as the government forges ahead with structural reforms, a Reuters poll showed.
The primary Malaysian corporate bond market remained muted in 3Q 2013, with gross issuance of corporate bonds declining 7% quarter-on-quarter to RM17.2bil, RAM Ratings said.
HONG KONG: Li Ning Co Ltd spilt red ink for a second straight year in 2013 but the loss was much smaller than the previous year as China's best known sportswear company offered fewer retail discounts and replenished inventory faster.
SAN FRANCISCO: Hewlett-Packard Co raised its 2013 earnings outlook after quarterly results beat low expectations, as CEO Meg Whitman's turnaround plan helped offset shrinking personal computer sales with enterprise computing services.
BEIJING: Global smartphone shipments topped 1 billion units for first time in 2013, climbing 38.4% from the previous year to 1.004 billion units, research firm IDC said.