Venezuela Information Technology Report Q1 2013

  • ID: 2356120
  • December 2012
  • Region: Venezuela
  • 60 pages
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BMI View: BMI has revised its Venezuela IT forecasts, and there remain downside risks due to macroeconomic factors. In 2013, much will depend on the economic and political situation, especially given the re-election of President Hugo Chávez and its impact on business confidence. Our forecast also takes into account the threat of a further devaluation of the bolívar. Venezuela is one of the smaller markets in its region, but a PC penetration rate of around 20% indicates the underlying potential for growth. Government PC programmes will boost sales, although most units will be procured locally.

There are areas of opportunity in terms of continued investment by small- and medium-sized enterprises,
due in part to a government tax subsidy, and spending by the energy, retail and financial services sectors.

Headline Expenditure Projections:

Computer hardware sales: From US$1.3bn in 2012 to US$1.2bn in 2013, a fall of 8.1%. Our forecast in US dollar terms has been downwardly revised due to macroeconomic factors. Given a difficult trading context, the main long-term sales driver is greater affordability, partly as a result of cheap computer programmes, while READ MORE >

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Executive Summary 5

SWOT Analysis 7

Venezuela IT Sector SWOT 7

Venezuela Telecoms Sector SWOT 8

Venezuela Political SWOT 9

Venezuela Economic SWOT 10

Venezuela Business Environment SWOT 10

Americas Risk/Reward Ratings 11
Table: Americas IT Risk/Reward Ratings 13

Americas IT Markets Overview 14

IT Penetration 14

Venezuela Market Overview 22

Government Authority 22

Hardware 23

Software 25

Services 27

Industry Developments 28

Open Source Software 29

IT Policy Framework 30

IP Protection 31

Digital Development 31

Industry Forecast 32
Table: Venezuela IT Sector – Historical Data & Forecasts, 2010-2017 35

Industry Forecast Internet 36
Table: Venezuela Telecoms Sector – Internet – Historical Data And Forecasts, 2010-2017 36

Competitive Landscape 38

Hardware 38

Software And Services 39

Macroeconomic Forecast 42
Table: Venezuela – Economic Activity, 2011-2016 44

Company Profiles 45

Oracle Corp 45
Table: Oracle: Selected Acquisitions 49

Venezolana De Industria Technologica 50

Country Snapshot 52
Table: Venezuela's Population By Age Group, 1990-2020 ('000) 53
Table: Venezuela's Population By Age Group, 1990-2020 (% of total) 54
Table: Venezuela's Key Population Ratios, 1990-2020 55
Table: Venezuela's Rural And Urban Population, 1990-2020 55

BMI Methodology 56

How We Generate Our Industry Forecasts 56

IT Industry 56

IT Ratings – Methodology 57
Table: IT Business Environment Indicators 58

Weighting 59
Table: Weighting Of Components 59

Sources 59

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