China Surpasses U.S. in Global IT Sales

"ComputerWorld" is reporting that China surpassed the U.S. to become the world's No. 1 exporter of IT goods last year. The statistic comes from a report released today by the Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development.

"ComputerWorld" is reporting that China surpassed the U.S. to become the world's No. 1 exporter of IT goods last year. The statistic comes from a report released today by the Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development.

China exported $180 billion worth of information and communications technology (ICT) goods in 2004. By comparison, China exported $123 billion worth in 2003. These goods include mobile phones, laptops, and digital cameras. ICT exports from the U.S. were $137 billion in 2003 and $149 billion in 2004.

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