Computer services exports were dominated by the European Union, India and China in 2019.
With a dominance distant from the rest, although en bloc, the European Union registered external sales of these services for 250.616 million dollars, according to data from the World Trade Organization (WTO).
After India ($ 55.472 million) and Cina ($ 44.96 billion), other exporters of computer services were the United States, the United Kingdom, Israel, Singapore, Canada, the Philippines and the United Arab Emirates.
Overall, growth remained positive in countries where exports are dominated by IT services.
In March 2020, the services exports of India and Ukraine increased 1% and 3%, respectively.
In Ireland, data for the first quarter of 2020 shows an increase of 8%, supported by a rise of more than 15% in exports of computer services in the first three months of 2020.
Exports of computer services, or information technologies, encompass a set of activities that seek to respond to the needs of a client through a change in the condition of computer assets (call it assets), enhancing their value and reducing the inherent risk of the system.
IT services accounted for 51% of Ireland’s service exports in 2019.
Telecommunications, computer and information services include telecommunications services, which include the broadcasting or transmission of sound, images, data or other information by telephone, telex, telegram, radio and television cable transmission, radio and satellite television, email, fax, etc., including business network services, teleconferencing and support services; computer services consisting of hardware and software related services and data processing services; and information services, including news agency services, such as the provision of news, photos and feature articles to the media, as well as database services.