I am looking for a Global Market Report on Recordable Optical Media. Do you have something?

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Thank you for submitting your question.  Within all our reports about the consumers electronics industry, below are the main reports found with historical sales data for the recordable optical media formats.

Report 1: Moser Baer India (MOSR.BO), Oct 2007

There is a chart depicting the global demand for optical storage media in three formats:  (1) CDR, (2) DVDR, and (3) Bluray.  There is also a chart that shows the number of installed units (in millions of units) globally from 2004 through 2011 with the compound annual growth rate for 6 different optical media drives including the recordable type of CD-R/RW.

“Global optical media shipments for DVD-R/RW are expected to grow 43% yoy to ~9 billion units in 2007 from ~6 billion units in 2006. While the CD-R/RW formats continue to decline marginally on a global basis, the key driver for this growth will be DVDR/RW and blue laser based formats” (pg 8).

— Moser Baer India (MOSR.BO), Oct 2007

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— Moser Baer India (MOSR.BO), Oct 2007

Report 2: Market Analysis, Global DVD, Jan 2008

Although this report does not include a forecast, it has many charts and graphs depicting the shipments of optical drives worldwide in millions including CD-R/RW, DVD-Rec and BD from 2007 through 2013.

“The five-year unit forecast calls for single digit growth each year in the 2010-2013 forecast.” (pg 18).

— Global DVD, Jan 2008

Report 3:  A Tale of Two Standards. Global Cd-rom, Dec 2011

This report contains a chart that shows the Blu-ray and DVD-W sales from 2001 through 2009 in millions of units and the total value of the sales year.

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