Minister Ali Abbasov: ‘ICT sector should be increased by 5 times in the next 8 years’.

 Minister Ali Abbasov: ‘ICT sector should be increased by 5 times in the next 8 years’.
# 06 February 2013 07:32 (UTC +04:00)

To him, today, for development indicators of ICT Azerbaijan is estimated between the developing and developed countries: ‘During the past years, country’s ICT sector grew by 2 times in every 3 years. Only in 2012, GDP made AZN 54 mln. Share of revenues from ICT, post and information sector in GDP made 1.9%. Revenues from this sector rose 17.3% and stood at AZN 1,503.4 mln’.

Abbasov noted that according to "Azerbaijan 2020: the Vision of the Future" Development Concept, annual growth of ICT is expected to reach $8-9 bn in the coming 8 years: ‘It is planned to improve competitiveness atmosphere, policy directed to increase of export potential, establish regional ICT centers and high tech products and services and etc by means of development of innovative entrepreneurship’.

The minister added that in order to make contribution of ICT sector to Azerbaijan’s total development, the volume of ICT sector should be increased by 4.5-5 times in the coming 8 years: ‘Targets have already been defined and our goal is clear. We will work with full strength to achieve these expectations’.

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