• Kyodo


Sales of cameras, DVD players and other electronics products are likely to drop significantly during the yearend shopping season as the massive flooding in Thailand crimps hard-disk output and puts upward pressure on prices, research firm BCN said.

“The impact of the Thai floods (on digital appliance sales in Japan) could be bigger” than that of the devastating earthquake and tsunami in March, BCN analyst Ichiro Michikoshi said Thursday.

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