Top Indian companies look for business at Gitex

By Rajive Singh

More than 50 firms $ ESC pavillion

DUBAI 5 October 2017: India’s Electronics and Computer Software Export Promotion Council (ESC) is once again ensuring Indian participation in a big way at Gitex, Dubai 2017 scheduled in Dubai on 8-12 October 2017.

ESC has been facilitating Indian participation on a regular basis to take advantage of the booming IT market in the Gulf and leveraging that association for getting businesses for Indian IT companies from multitude of large global corporations, which are executing projects in the region,” says Kamal Vachani, Hon. Regional Director, Middle East, ESC.

Kamal Vachani
Kamal Vachani

“Gitex is continuing to emerge as 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 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.

“This year in 2017 at Gitex Dubai, over 50 Indian ICT companies are participating at the India Pavilion organised by ESC, said D.K. Sareen, Executive Director, Electronic and Computer Software Export Promotion Council (ESC).

India pavilion will highlight innovative ICT products and services.

Export Scenario

• It is estimated that electronics goods export to Middle East Countries during 2016-17 is valued at US$911 million. Among the ME countries, UAE is the top destination for India’s electronics export.

• Export of software and related services to Middle East has reached to a level of US$ 2043 million estimated in 2016-17.

• India’s total export of electronics hardware during 2016-17 is estimated to be US$ 5685 million and that of computer software and services is estimated to be US$ 111 billion.