Zhao Ming, president of Honor, releases the Honor Hunter, a new gaming notebook, on Sept 16 in Beijing. [Photo provided to China Daily]

BEIJING — Personal computer PC shipments in China registered double-digit growth in the third quarter of the year, according to an industrial report.

Total PC shipments in the country reached 14.45 million units in Q3, up 10.1 percent yea-on-year, data from global market research firm International Data Corporation showed.

The increased demand from the consumer market is essential to the growth in the total PC shipments, according to the IDC.

From July to September, shipments of PCs for the consumer market saw a 14.6-percent increase compared with a year earlier to 6.69 million units, while that for the business market rose 6.5 percent year-on-year to 7.77 million units.