IBM Deutschland GmbH has belatedly released turnover but not profit figures for 1986, and dismal reading they make. In local currency figures, turnover was down 9% at DM12,020m, made up of business within West Germany down 12.7% at DM7,200m and exports down 3.2% at DM4,800m. The company also says that prices for large mainframes were reduced by 23%, and blames the rise in the value of the Deutschmark and lower than expected demand in the second half of the year for its rotten performance.
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