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Amount of ICT sector income in Azerbaijan's GDP reaches 4.3 percent in 2010

ICT Materials 22 January 2011 12:08
In 2010, the growth in the sector of information and communication technologies in Azerbaijan totaled 35.5 percent, the telecommunications sector - 32.8 percent, postal sector - 29.2 percent, the report of the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology on the results of 2010 said.
Amount of ICT sector income in Azerbaijan's GDP reaches 4.3 percent in 2010

Azerbaijan, Baku, Jan. 22 /Trend, H.Veliyev/

In 2010, the growth in the sector of information and communication technologies in Azerbaijan totaled 35.5 percent, the telecommunications sector - 32.8 percent, postal sector - 29.2 percent, the report of the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology on the results of 2010 said.

The amount of income of the ICT sector and postal services in Azerbaijan's GDP in 2010 made up 1.9 percent. According to the Ministry of Communications and Information Technologies, the GDP of non-oil sector in 2010 amounted to 18,442.0 million manat, while the real volume growth - 7.9 percent.

Amount of income on the ICT sector and postal services in non-oil sector GDP last year was 4.3 percent.

80 percent of the income earned on the ICT sector and postal services accounted for non-state enterprises. Of the total incomes earned in the sector, 71.3 percent accounted for the mobile market, of which growth rate amounted to 30.2 percent compared with rates in 2009.

Amount of income on the ICT sector and postal services in 2010 increased by 32.1 percent and amounted to 1230.2 million manat compared with 2009.

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