Sydney, Sept 11 (ANI): China and India are expected to see nearly 14 percent growth in spending on information technology this year, a new report has said.
According to International Data Corporation, the global spending on information technology is expected to grow six per cent in 2012 in constant currency, a slight dip from 2011.
The research firm pointed out that the growth pace, down from seven per cent last year, comes 'in spite of continuing macroeconomic uncertainty'.
The IDC said US growth is expected to be 5.9 per cent, down from 8.5 per cent last year, but added that the launch of Windows 8 in the fourth quarter should boost the PC market next year, News.com.au reports.
According to the report, Western Europe is on pace for one per cent growth, which is a decline of 4.5 per cent in US dollar terms.
China is expected to see 14 per cent growth, and other emerging markets such as India and Brazil will see similar increases, the report said.
According to the report, overall Worldwide IT spending is now expected to be 2.1 trillion dollars for 2012.
Adding in telecom services the total will be 3.8 trillion dollars, a rise of five per cent in constant currencies. (ANI)