The software business has generated $195 million for the country in the last nine years, and in 2012 exports exceeded $25 million.
According to an article in Panamaamerica.com.pa, since 2004, when exports in this segment totaled $14.4 million, through to 2011, the business has almost doubled having grown by 74.3% or to $25.1 million, and it is estimated that in 2012 this figure will be superseded , as up to September the figure was $23.1 million.
Equipment manufacturers and software developers will meet in the Chamber of Commerce, Industries and Agriculture of Panama.
A statement from the CCIAP reads:
• The Chamber of Commerce, Industries and Agriculture of Panama (CCIAP) encourages all businesses, unionized or not, to comply with state obligations, and believe that this regulation requiring the implementation of fiscal equipment is a positive one.
Enrollment in IT courses at the Technological University of Panama has grown by 26%.
The increase in the number of students in choosing careers in one of the most dynamic sectors of the economy is one of the first results from the implementation the National ICT Strategy, launched in 2008.
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