Title: The ICT Landscape in BRICS Countries: Brazil, India, China
Authors: SIMON JEAN-PAUL
Publisher: Publications Office of the European Union
Publication Year: 2011
JRC Publication N°: JRC66110
ISBN: 978-92-79-21143-0 (print), 978-92-79-21144-7 (pdf)
ISSN: 1018-5593 (print), 1831-9424 (pdf)
Other Identifiers: EUR 24933 EN
OPOCE LF-NA-24933-EN-C (print), LF-NA-24933-EN-N (pdf)
URI: http://ipts.jrc.ec.europa.eu/publications/pub.cfm?id=4619
http://publications.jrc.ec.europa.eu/repository/handle/JRC66110
DOI: 10.2791/62542 (print)
10.2791/62624 (pdf)
Type: EUR - Scientific and Technical Research Reports
Abstract: This report offers a synthesis on three out of the four BRIC countries (Brazil, India, Russia, China). The report describes, for each of the three countries (Brazil, India, China), its ICT sector, and gives a company level assessment. It also analyses Indian ICT R&D strategies, and assesses the innovation model. In 2010, BRIC countries accounted for 13% of global demand, with spending of about € 328 billion in ICT (EITO, 2011). Therefore, they are becoming major players as producers of ICT goods and services. China has become the world’s largest producer of ICT products (exports of ICT increased fourfold between 2004 and 2008). This impressive growth of the ICT market is translated into R&D expenditures and output. Innovative capability in Asia has grown, the dynamics in terms of catching up are strong. Asian countries are increasingly present in the ICT R&D global landscape.
JRC Institute:Institute for Prospective Technological Studies

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