Quote Originally Posted by neuroanatomist View Post
Global ILC market share, which is assessed by a major Japanese market research firm and usually published in one of the Japanese financial papers (Nikkei or Financial Times), then picked up by various photo websites. The report comes out in late summer for the prior calendar year, so definitely a lagging indicator. That was the source for Canon gaining a relative 13% of the MILC market over Sony in 2020 (a 6% gain for Canon and a 7% loss for Sony). For overall ILC, Sony gained a bit over 2%, Canon closer to 4%.
You pointed out the Pandemic, of course that data is from 2020 and in 2021 the world economy was in a totally different position. It appears by Sony's financials they have a strong come back from 2020. I guess we will see this summer if there is a change in trend.