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3q Import data shows Acoustic Guitars and Keyboards will be in short supply this Christmas

A new report from Music Trades analyzing import data reveals how global supply chain problems and chip shortages are having a severe impact on the music products industry, as evidenced by import data for the third quarter, ended September 30. These problems have impacted every product category covered in this report and will most likely have an adverse impact on the industry’s fourth quarter retail sales. During the quarter digital pianos imports, one of the industry’s most in-demand products, plummeted.

Data in this 30 page report includes import quantities and values, as well as quantities by top countries. From grand pianos to electric guitars and power amplifiers, this quarterly data provides invaluable perspective on trends in the music and audio markets. The reports also includes an Excel file with five years on in-depth product history. Categories covered include: Fretted Instruments, Acoustic Guitars Under $299, Acoustic Guitars Over $299, Total Acoustic Guitars, Electric Guitars, Ukuleles, Vertical Pianos, Grand Pianos , Total Acoustic Pianos, Brasswinds, Clarinets, Saxophones, Flutes, Stringed Instruments, Drums, Cymbals, Synthesizers, Portables Keyboards, Digital Pianos, Power Amps, Microphones, Loudspeakers (single), Loudspeakers (multi), Music Cases for instruments and audio gear, Strings for fretted and stringed instruments, Effects pedals.


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