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Egypt Information Technology Report Q1 2016

  • December 2015
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  • Business Monitor International
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  • 73 pages

Includes 3 FREE quarterly updates

BMI View: We expect the Egyptian IT market to perform well over the medium term to 2019. BMI predictsrelatively strong growth in the IT sector in 2016 due to a generally supportive policy environment and a lowpenetration rate of PCs and IT services. However, the deterioration of the security situation in Egypttowards the end of 2015 is already impacting the country's economy: the central bank may allow theEgyptian pound to fall further into depreciation, which could place additional upward pressure on the priceof electronic imports.

Latest Updates & Industry Developments

- Computer hardware sales will increase from EGP8.8bn in 2016 to EGP11.6bn in 2019, up by acompound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 9.8% in local currency terms. A minor downgrade reflectsfaster depreciation of the Egyptian pound against the US dollar, which will be a drag on market growth in2016, but strong demand for low-cost tablets will ensure growth continues overall.

- Software sales are forecast to grow from EGP3.5bn in 2016 to EGP4.9bn in 2019, up by a CAGR of12.0% in local currency terms. Enterprise software spending growth is expected to accelerate as a widerrange of software-as-a-service options become available in Egypt, with small- and medium-sizedenterprises representing a relatively untapped opportunity.

Table Of Contents

Egypt Information Technology Report Q1 2016
BMI Industry View 7
Industry Forecast 11
Latest Updates 11
Structural Trends 11
Industry Risk Reward Index 19
Middle East And Africa Risk/Reward Index 19
Table: MEA IT Risk/Reward Index - Q116 22
Market Overview 23
Recent Developments 23
Hardware 23
Software 30
Cloud Computing 36
Services 40
Industry Trends And Developments 46
Table: MENA E-Commerce Market Overview, 2014 47
Regulatory Development 52
Table: Government Authorities 52
Regulatory News 54
Competitive Landscape 56
International Companies 56
Table: Samsung Electronics 56
Local Companies 57
Table: Benha Electronics (Katron) 57
Table: Egabi 57
Table: IT-Blocks 58
Table: ITWorx 59
Table: VertiKa Programming 60
Regional Overview 61
Middle East And Africa 61
Demographic Forecast 64
Demographic Outlook 64
Table: Population Headline Indicators (Egypt 1990-2025) 65
Table: Key Population Ratios (Egypt 1990-2025) 65
Table: Urban/Rural Population and Life Expectancy (Egypt 1990-2025) 66
Table: Population By Age Group (Egypt 1990-2025) 66
Table: Population By Age Group % (Egypt 1990-2025) 67
Methodology 69
Industry Forecast Methodology 69
Sources 71
Risk/Reward Index Methodology 71
Table: IT Risk/Reward Index Indicators 72
Table: Weighting Of Components 73

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