Iranian govt to expand domestic ICT production by 2021

Monday 2 December 2019 | 09:19 CET | News

Iran's ICT sector will become less dependent on imports and more self-reliant by 2021, thanks to the expansion of domestic production units, IRIB News reported. Industries minister Reza Rahmani added that within two years, infrastructure for information and communication technology will mostly be localised, curbing an annual capital flight of over USD 10 billion. 

Rahmani said the import of more than 1,500 communication products has been stopped over the past several years, as they can be produced by local manufacturers using domestic equipment and technology in line with strengthening domestic manufacturers and increasing the share of Iran-made products in the field. He said the role of locally made devices in the field is expected to expand, making the ICT sector independent of foreign sources. 

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Categories: General / IT
Countries: Iran (Islamic Republic of)
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