“ESC has been facilitating Indian participation on a regular basis at Gitex to take advantage of the booming IT market in the Gulf and leveraging that association for getting businesses for Indian IT companies from a multitude of large global corporations, which are executing projects in the region,” says Kamal Vachani, Regional Director, Middle East, ESC.
“Gitex is continuing to emerge the largest and the most impressive ICT event of its kind in the Middle East. Naturally, India has a great stake in the booming Middle East, Africa, Asia (WANA Region) and European markets for which Dubai is the gateway. Thus the event provides the participating Indian ICT companies opportunities for scouting the expanding Middle East market,” says Vinod Sharma, Chairman, ESC.
ESC has been participating at the Gitex consistently for several years and the participating Indian companies under ESC’s banner have reported high degree of satisfaction. The participating Indian companies have reported to have bagged significant businesses, forged joint ventures, marketing tie ups, etc. with the buyers visiting the exhibition.
“This year in 2014 at Gitex Dubai, 40 Indian ICT companies are exhibiting at the India Pavilion organised by ESC. Out of these 40 companies 17 companies are repeating their participation in the event. Another 20 Indian ICT companies will be also participating in various halls.
India pavilion will highlight innovative ICT products & services including Cyber Security Solutions, Mobile Tablets, Power Chargers (Power Banks) and IT Accessories, Software Products on E-Commerce, Time and Attendance, Visitor Management, ELearning Systems, Survey Builder, Quality Management solutions, CMS, CRM, Event Management, Technical Skills in Microsoft .Net, Open Source PHP / RoR, VC++, Qt and Web Design, User Interface (UI) Design, Interactive CBTs, 2D/3D Animations ,HR & Finance Solutions, Projet Management System & Team & Time, Payroll., Biometrics, RFID, Touch-Screen Kiosks, SMS & eMail services, Online Payment Gateways, ERP, Data analysis, Biometric Vertical, Tailor-Made Vertical, Examination Vertical, Learning Management System (LMS), Vehicle Trackers and Personal Trackers, Software Development Services, Outsourced Product, Development, Enterprise Mobility, Cloud Computing, Enterprise Server development, Oracle E-Business Suite, Enterprise Application, Implementation & Support, Cloud, Offshore/ Global Outsourcing & Software Development Services, iOS App Development, Mobile App Development, PHP Web Development, Ecommerce Development, CRM Development and Integration, Telecommunication Products, Energy Sector, Banking, Financial Inclusions, Digital Signage , Enterprise Asset Management / CMMS, Web Portal Development, BPO etc.
A high growth in exports of electronics hardware from India to Middle East countries during 2013-14 is observed. Middle East Countries have become the top destination for India’s electronics hardware export during the year 2013-14. It is estimated that electronics goods export to Middle East Countries during 2013-14 is valued at $1738 million up from $1630 million estimated in the year 2012-13 registering a growth of 6.66 per cent, said D.K. Sareen, Executive Director, ESC.
Amongst the ME countries, UAE is the top destination for India’s electronics export followed by Saudi Arabia and Turkey.
Export of software and related services to Middle East has also registered an excellent growth of 11.74 per cent. Export of software and services increased from $1852 million estimated in 2012-13 to $2069 million estimated in 2013-14.
India’s total export of electronics hardware during 2013-14 is estimated to be $7664 million and that of computer software and services is estimated to be US$ 84009 million.
Courtesy: Emirates 24|7