Is China Outgrowing The World?

China is really big. Of course that’s no surprise, but in the context of the supply chain it makes a lot of difference to competitors, customers and suppliers across the globe. What’s either interesting or alarming based on your perspective, is just how much more growth China expects to experience in comparison with everyone else.

Gartner’s report from Beijing shed some light on just what CIOs are looking forward to in 2014. Of course it’s still to early in the year to check whether the predictions are holding but here are a couple of points to consider:

The average growth rate of IT budgets around the world averages. 0.2 percent for the year while CIOs in China expect a 13 percent increase.


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