According to the data of Chinese Academy of information and communication technologies, implementation of a Smartphone country decreased over 30% in January, since the epidemic virus exerts pressure on consumer demand.
The Government of China is doing everything possible to limit the spread of the coronavirus, namely, restrictions were placed on travel, and to the residents asked not to go to public places. This was done on the eve of the Lunar New Year - a time when residents actively buying holiday gifts.
The data showed that it was shipped just 20.4 million smartphones different companies in January. A year earlier figure was at 32.1 million. Thus, the difference in annual terms of 36.6%.
Note that for a long period of time mobile market shows a decline and this is primarily due to the fact that demand has become dependent on the change of smartphones than from buying new phones. But recorded a reduction in January was significantly stronger than the same period last year. In January 2019, sales decreased by 11.4%.
It is noteworthy that the experts expected a decline of mobile sales. Research firm IDC and Canalys had expected supplies to decline by about 40% in the period from January to March, against the backdrop of an epidemic coronavirus that caused damage to the demand, and led to problems in the supply chain.