ICT

Long-term growth sustained by digitalization

Sector
Value

USD9700bn

M

MEDIUM RISK for entreprises

  • Fragmentation

  • Internationalization

  • Capital Intensity

  • Profitability

  • High capacity to innovate
  • Widespread adoption of new technologies
  • Increasingly interconnected systems and objects (“Internet of Things”)
  • Low value-added for a few standard products
  • Consolidation in IT services comes on the heels of growth boosted by digitalization
  • Shortening life cycles of products impairs the investment cycle
  • Default of security could compromise the success story of the sector

Key players

Country Role Sector risk
United States

#1 Exporter

#1 Producer

#3 Importer

B

Medium risk

China

#1 Exporter

#2 Producer

#2 Importer

B

Medium risk

Japan

#3 Producer

#8 Exporter

#4 Importer

B

Medium risk

Taïwan

#4 Producer

#3 Exporter

B

Medium risk

Contact Euler Hermes

Economic Research Team

research@eulerhermes.com

Risk Analyst

Marc LIVINEC

marc.livinex@eulerhermes.com

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