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The global market share of North America and the EU continue to yield
TBK Consult has released the “BECH Index” for 2011 showing the share of world demand for IT related products and services for each country in the world.
Europe as a total gained 0,3%, but only because the growth in Eastern Europe picked up 7,9%. The EU region lost 3,7%.
China gained a 23,9% increase in it’s share of world demand while India recorded a 4,3% increase.
“Although the changes from 2009, when CIA defined a new basis for the numbers we use to calculate the index, clearly shows the shift away from the “old”
The Middle East is showing a small increase, but the way the numbers are calculated plays in favour of oil producing countries. The African continent remains stable with 0,8% world demand of which South Africa represents close to 40%.
The BECH index is calculated and published annually based on the GDP and GDP per capita figures provided by the CIA World Factsheet https://www.cia.gov/
 USA, Canada, EU, Australia, New Zealand and Japan.
 BRIC: Brasil, Russia, India and China
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