Software, IT service industry revenues up 32.4 pct in 2011
HARBIN, Feb 26, 2012 (Xinhua via COMTEX) --
Revenues of China's software and
information technology (IT) service industry rose 32.4 percent
year-on-year to 1.84 trillion yuan (292.23 billion U.S. dollars)
in 2011, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology
The rise was 4.4 percentage points higher than the industry's
average growth rate during the 2006-2010 period, according to an
MIIT report released at an ongoing forum held in the northeastern
province of Heilongjiang.
The country's software exports increased 18.5 percent from a
year earlier to 30.4 billion U.S. dollars last year, the report
The industrial scale of the country's software and information
service outsourcing sector surged 39.5 percent from the pervious
year to hit 383.5 billion yuan (60.9 billion U.S. dollars) in
2011, with software outsourcing exports up by 40.3 percent to 5.9
billion U.S. dollars, the report said.
The report attributed the expanding industrial scale to the
economy's steady growth as well as rising demands from domestic
and global markets.
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