Japanese earthquake still affecting consumer electronics.
[newsimage]http://static.rankone.nl/images_posts/2011/04/GKjPRQ.jpg[/newsimage]Over a month after a massive 8.9 earthquake shook northern Japan, the country's consumer electronics industry is still feeling the effects. Companies like Sony and Panasonic reported myriad issues -- from facility flooding caused by the subsequent tsunami to injured workers -- soon after the quake. Analysts predicted higher prices and supply shortages would also hit manufacturers, with the impact trickling down to consumers in the weeks to come. Two new reports from research company IHS are splitting the difference - projecting falling prices for one consumer electronics sector, and a production shortage due to impeded supply for another.
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