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Colombia Information Technology Report Q1 2013 - Product Image

Colombia Information Technology Report Q1 2013

  • Published: December 2012
  • Region: Colombia
  • 74 pages
  • Business Monitor International


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BMI View: Colombia's IT market is forecast to increase in value to US$3.3bn in 2013, representing a 9
%year-on-year increase. Colombian IT spending is projected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 10.9% during the period 2013-2017, driven by economic growth, government ICT initiatives and improving infrastructure. The consumer-driven economic boom of the past few years may have come to an end, but rising incomes and greater computer affordability will result in more spending on IT products and services. Meanwhile, the government's Vive Digital ICT development plan should also help to underpin market expansion over our five-year forecast period.

Headline Expenditure Projections:

Computer hardware sales: US$1.5bn in 2012 to US$1.6in 2013, +8% in US dollar terms. Forecast in US dollar terms downwardly revised due to analyst adjustment amid signs of a consumer slowdown.

However, tablets are expected to be a growth area, with a strong uptake of the devices in the Colombia market.

Software sales: US$487mn in 2012 to US$537in 2013, +10% in US dollar terms. Forecast in US dollar terms downwardly revised due to analyst adjustment, with the greatest demand READ MORE >

Executive Summary 5

SWOT Analysis 7

Colombian IT Sector SWOT 7

Colombian Telecoms Industry SWOT 8

Colombia Political SWOT 9

Colombia Economic SWOT 9

Colombia Business Environment SWOT 10

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

Americas IT Markets Overview 14

IT Penetration 14

Market Growth And Drivers 16

Sectors And Verticals 18

Market Overview 22

Government Authority 22

Hardware 22

Software 26

Services 28

Industry Developments 30

Incentives For Offshoring Investment 32

Industry Forecast 34
Table: Colombia IT Sector – Historical Data & Forecasts (US$mn Unless Otherwise Stated), 2010-2017 37

Industry Forecast Internet 38
Table: Internet – Historical Data And Forecasts 38

Competitive Landscape 40

Hardware 40

Software 41

IT Services 43

Internet Competitive Landscape 46

Macroeconomic Forecast 47
Table: Colombia – GDP By Expenditure, Real Growth %, 2008-2016 48

Company Profiles 49

IBM 49

Dell 54
Table: Selected Dell Mergers And Acquisitions 59

Hewlett-Packard 60

Country Snapshot 66
Table: Colombia's Population By Age Group, 1990-2020 ('000) 67
Table: Colombia's Population By Age Group, 1990-2020 (% of total) 68
Table: Colombia's Key Population Ratios, 1990-2020 69
Table: Colombia's Rural And Urban Population, 1990-2020 69

BMI Methodology 70

How We Generate Our Industry Forecasts 70

IT Industry 70

IT Ratings – Methodology 71
Table: IT Business Environment Indicators 72

Weighting 73
Table: Weighting Of Components 73

Sources 73

Company Profiles

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