Brazil occupies 7th place in global IT industry rankings

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  • Posted on May 8, 2015


    The Brazilian IT industry finished 2014 as the 7th place in the global industry rankings, with investments totaling US$ 60 billion. The information appears in the study produced by the International Data Corporation (IDC), partnered with the Brazilian Software Companies’ Association (ABES), during the “Government and IT Sector – Guarantee of Innovation, Productivity and Security”. The study shows that the IT market in Brazil, including hardware, software and services, has grown by 6,7% compared to 2013.

    Globally, US$ 2,09 trillion were invested in IT during 2014. Brazil leads the investment ranking in Latin America, with a 46% share of a US$ 128 billion market.

    The US maintained the lead on the global ranking, with US$ 679 billion. China has surpassed Japan with US$ 201 billion and occupies the 2nd place.

    The study also showed how investments were distributed in Brazil. The Southwest was the region with largest total participation in hardware, software and services investments, with 60,67%. The South registered 14,53% participation, the Mid-West 10,9% and the Northeast 10,1%. The North was the region that invested less in the sector, with a 3,7% share.