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Share of ICT in Uzbekistan`s GDP reaches 2.2%

09.02.2018

According to the State Statistics Committee, the volume of services in the field of ICT made up 7.9 trillion soums in 2017. The growth in comparison with 2016 amounted to 124%.

The current development level of the service sector is far beyond the growth of material production. The share of services in the gross domestic product (GDP) for January-December 2017 year amounted to 47.3 percent.

The volume of production of services for January–December 2017 amounted to 116795,7 billion soums and went up by 8,9 percent.

Telecommunication services (wired and mobile services, Internet, TV and radio broadcasting, etc.) owns the largest share in the volume of ICT services (87.3%).

Some 1.891 trillion soums were utilized in the ICT sector last year alone.

Currently, ICT services comprise 2.2 percent of the country's GDP.