Nearly 60 firms to participate in computer trade fair

by Pho Zaw
Monday, 31 August 2009 21:00

Chiang Mai (Mizzima) – About 60 computer firms will participate in the ‘Electronic and Living ’09’ computer trade fair to be held at the Armed Forces Hall in U Wisara Road, Rangoon between September 3 and 6.

The ‘Shwe Lamin Nagar Co.’, the sole agent of Acer Computer and Computer Accessories, will sell a limited number of new models of laptops at a special discounted price at the trade fair during from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

“According to current estimates, the discount will be about 10 per cent. The minimum price of the laptops will be about Kyat 550,000. We have to limit the number of laptop to be sold at a discount during the sales promotion period,” an official of the service centre of the company said.

The trade fair is being sponsored by IEMS Co. Ltd. and its major support comes from NIBBAN Electric & Electronic, an official of NIBBAN said.

It is learnt that about 120 showrooms have already been booked and many companies such as Toshiba, Access and KMD will showcase their computers and computer accessories in the trade fair.

“The starting price of a desktop PC is Kyat 250,000. For a laptop it is Kyat 550,000. In earlier shows, the companies gave discounts from 5 per cent to 16 per cent. For keyboards, mouse and modems, the maximum discount rate was 50 per cent,” a manager of KMD told Mizzima. The final pricing is yet to be fixed for the trade fair, he added.

Moreover it is learnt that other branded electronic companies, computer companies and interior decoration firms will participate in the trade fair and sell their products at specially discounted prices.

An entertainment programme will be included in the inaugural ceremony of the trade fair. It will be presented by John Lwin’s Star and Model Agency with product demonstrations and a ramp walk.

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