The report begins with the introduction of software industry covering major types of software followed by the historical evolution of China’s software industry. The market overview section provides global software market size with growth potential for the period of 2010 and 2015. Domestic software market overview also delves into the market size and growth potential for the same period along with a split of sub-sectors and major software hubs in China. The report finds that four cities located in eastern China contribute more than half of total software output in China. market research
The international trade section provides detailed information about the software exports and its growth during 2010-11. It also provides export figures of software outsourcing for the same period. Further the share of export to output over the decade ending 2009 is also illustrated.
Key factors driving the growth of software market in China include modernization of core sectors, large internet & mobile phone user base, increased adoption of e-commerce, rise in income, increasing emphasis on computerization and rising population of computer scientists graduating annually in China.