Swedish PC sales slump

The sale of personal computers in Sweden fell by 11 percent in the second quarter of 2006, compared with the same quarter last year. In total, 344,520 computers were sold in April, May and June according to statistics from IT Research.

Sales of desktop home PCs fell most dramatically, by 43 percent, to 49,975 units. In contrast, the sale of laptops rose by 9 percent, to 147,720 units.