As America and Europe sales crumble, is China now the most important camera market?

CIPA (Japan's Camera and Imaging Products Association) has released its full 2023 report, analyzing the spending and shipping of digital cameras worldwide and it makes for some very interesting reading that may suggest the future of the digital camera market. 

The Japanese industry association's report analyzes the data of digital camera sales by Japanese manufacturers across the global market, this takes into account all digital cameras including the best mirrorless cameras, DSLR cameras, and compact cameras

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Kalum Carter
Staff Writer

Kalum Carter is a photographer, photo editor and writer based in the UK, and for almost a decade he has worked with brands and publications to create, edit, and sequence imagery. Having recently graduated with a Master's Degree in Photography from the University of the West of England (UWE), Kalum joined Digital Camera World as a Staff Writer, covering news, reviews, and his biggest passion – photography books! 

Kalum's photography has been published and exhibited around the world, and he continues to photograph on a project-by-project basis. He is currently working on a personal project capturing the people and landscape of Gower, South Wales. Currently untitled, this body of work will be exhibited for the National Trust later this year.