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  • Sales of phone-tablet 'phablet' hybrids to increase: Barclays

    Sales of phone-tablet 'phablet' hybrids to increase: Barclays

    Hybrid mobile devices, including smartphones and tablet computers sized between 5-7 inches, are forecast to gain strong growth in volume during the next three years, British bank Barclays said Wednesday.The bank estimates a compound annual growth rate of 65%-70% in the volume of these large-screen handsets from 2013 to 2015, driven by hardware upgrades in central processing units and displays, ...

Who's Who

  • Ma Weihua (馬蔚華)

    Ma Weihua (馬蔚華)

    Ma Weihua, the head of China Merchants Bank, was born in 1949 and has a PhD in economics from Jilin University. Ma served as deputy chief and later ...

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