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(From The Jakarta Post)
Byline: Sudibyo M. Wiradji, The Jakarta Post, Jakarta
The sale of DVD players in the Indonesian electronics market recorded a significant increase over the past several months as the price of the devices dropped.
The entry of more affordable brands from emerging electronics producing countries has also contributed to the significant increase in DVD sales.
The Electronics Marketers Club (EMC) estimates that this year's sales of DVD players will increase by about 125 percent to 200,000 units from 90,000 units last year.
In addition to already established brands such as Sony, Philips, Sharp, Panasonic, Samsung, Pioneer, Aiwa and Toshiba, consumers can now easily find cheaper Chinese-made DVD players.
Chinese-made DVD players can sell for between Rp 400,000 (US$45) and …