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Indian companies to showcase at Gitex Dubai 2006

Written by: Staff

Dubai, Oct 29 (UNI) Indian companies will showcase their capabilities in hardware, software, IT enabled services and IT industry infrastructure at the forthcoming Gitex Dubai 2006, said an official of the Electronics and Computer Software Export Promotion Council(ESC).

ESC Executive Director D K Sareen said 24 Indian companies are expected to participate in the show, the largest such exposition in the region.

India's overall exports in the computer, software services and electronics sectors are estimated at 23.71 billion dollars in 2005-06 as compared to 17.21 billion dollars in 2004-05.

During 2005-06, the growth in IT exports was as high as 37.77 per cent as compared to the previous year.

ESC's honorary regional director Kamal Vachani said the West Asian markets hold tremendous potential for Indian companies.

India's exports to West Asia grew by 75 per cent in 2005-06 and the region continues to maintain its fifth position for India's exports of electronics and computer software services.

Indian software industry has created a distinction in achieving higher quality standards. Currently, 80 out of 117 SEI - CMM Level 5 certified companies worldwide are located in India.

Over 300 Indian software companies have acquired international quality certifications, he said.


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