Belarus’s ICT sector is burgeoning since 2000. In 2012, the country ranked 48th in the world in terms of IT infrastructure and 46th in ICT development index in 2012. The ICT industry of Belarus is competitive in ICT service, offshore programing and so forth. Considering the rapid growth rate and excellence of ICT experts, the ICT sector has many potentials in the coming years.
Recently, the Korean government has set “Creative Economy” as a key agenda for the nation. Further development of the ICT sector is one of pillar industries. For internationalization of Korean ICT and international cooperation in the fields should be realized. Given Korea’s recent policy and Belarus’s relative competence in the ICT sector, the author tried to find out possibilities of cooperation between the two sides.
Due to lack of interest and information, Belarus’s potential promising ICT industry is undervalued in Korea. Therefore, the study contributes to study on Belarus in Korea and provides guidelines for cooperation in ICT the ICT sector between Korea and Belarus by analyzing Belarus’s ICT sector, policies, projects, etc.
The study is consisted of five chapters. The first chapter introduces background and purpose of the study and previous research. Then, an overview on the Belarusian economy and industry is presented in the second part.
In the third chapter, structure and features of Belarus’s fast growing ICT industry is discussed. Also, the study contains evaluations on institutions, infrastructure, ICT experts of the Belarusian ICT sector. Chapter four exhibits how major organizations of the ICT in Belarus collaborate with foreign counterparts. Although, ICT-related bodies in Belarus have few international cooperation experience so far, they are open to work with foreign partners and actively trying to strengthen relations with them. The study is concluded with suggestions to cooperate in the ICT sector between Korea and Belarus, based on the first four chapters.
- 한, 벨라루스 ICT산업 협력방안
한, 벨라루스 ICT산업 협력방안
|Series Title; No||전략지역심층연구 / 13-10|
|Subject Country||South Korea(Asia and Pacific)
|Subject||Economy < Trade
Industry and Technology < IT