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China’s Software Industry Revenue Rises 31.2%

China’s software industry income amounted to 193.55 billion yuan from January to April, up 31.2 percent year-on-year, and 11.4 percentage points higher than the electronic information industry, according to information released by the Ministry of Industry and Information. The revenue from software products accounted for 70.39 billion yuan (10.2 billion US dollars): it is still the main component of the software industry. Revenue from software technology services saw the fastest growth and amounted to 35.63 billion yuan (5.1 billion US dollars), growing by 48.2 percent year-on-year. Revenue from system integration increased by 23.8 percent to 46.07 billion yuan (6.7 billion US dollars); and the growth rate of revenues from embedded systems and IC design are relatively low…

China’s software industry income amounted to 193.55 billion yuan from January to April, up 31.2 percent year-on-year, and 11.4 percentage points higher than the electronic information industry, according to information released by the Ministry of Industry and Information.

The revenue from software products accounted for 70.39 billion yuan (10.2 billion US dollars): it is still the main component of the software industry. Revenue from software technology services saw the fastest growth and amounted to 35.63 billion yuan (5.1 billion US dollars), growing by 48.2 percent year-on-year. Revenue from system integration increased by 23.8 percent to 46.07 billion yuan (6.7 billion US dollars); and the growth rate of revenues from embedded systems and IC design are relatively low.

As the core of the information industry and strategic forces promoting the integration of information technology and industrialization, the scale of China’s software industry has kept growing. Its total revenue increased 6.3 times from 79.6 billion yuan (11.5 billion US dollars) in 2001 to 583.4 billion yuan (85 billion US dollars) in 2007.

By Itamar Medeiros

I'm a Strategist, Branding Specialist, Experience Designer, Speaker, and Workshop Facilitator based in Germany, where I work as Director of Design Strategy and Systems at SAP and visiting lecturer at Köln International School of Design of the Cologne University of Applied Sciences.

Working in the Information Technology industry since 1998, I've helped truly global companies in several countries (Brazil, China, Germany, The Netherlands, Poland, The United Arab Emirates, United States, Hong Kong) create great user experience through advocating Design and Innovation principles.

During my 7 years in China, I've promoted the User Experience Design discipline as User Experience Manager at Autodesk and Local Coordinator of the Interaction Design Association (IxDA) in Shanghai.

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