This IDC Manufacturing Insights Pivot Table provides an overview of IT spending trends for the manufacturing sector in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) for 2015–2019 (with 2014 as the base year).
This document is a downloadable pivot table that includes details of specific IT spending patterns by:
- Major technology — hardware, software, and IT services
- Manufacturing subsector — aerospace and defense, automotive, base materials (chemicals, metals, pulp and paper, and others), consumer products (discrete and process), high-tech (electronic components, equipment, and other), life science (biotech and pharmaceuticals), oil/gas process, other discrete manufacturing, other process manufacturing, and other pharmaceuticals
- Country — Turkey, Saudi Arabia, and South Africa
The information provided in this Pivot Table is intended to enable IT vendors to draw useful conclusions about short- and long-term opportunities in their markets of interest and is further aimed at supporting vendors' budgeting activities. For the methodology, exchange rates, definitions, and assumptions used in this forecast, please refer to the related worksheets in the Pivot Table.
This Pivot Table is an updated version of The Middle East and Africa Manufacturing Sector 2014 IT and 2015–2019 Spending Forecast (IDC #EMI03X, July 2015). This additional effort has been made in order to provide IT vendors with the most accurate IT spending data throughout the year.