Lack of killer apps restrains electronics growth.

Author:Drysdale, Chelsey
Position:MARKET WATCH
 
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LOS ALTOS, CA -- Electronics demand will accelerate over the next two years, with the US and Japan making healthy comebacks, a new forecast asserts. The overall gains will be modest versus historical trends, however, in part due to the lack of a killer app, says Henderson Ventures.

Worldwide electronics sales will rise 1.9% in 2013, followed by 5.5% next year and 6.4% in 2015.

The US is forecast to grow 3.1% and 5.4%, respectively, in the next two years, after a 3% drop in 2013. Japan will reverse several...

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