Concepts




ICT sector


None

http://www.oecd.org/dataoecd/49/17/38217340.pdf

Validity of the definition

  • Valid until (31 December 2078)
  • OECD recommendation of 1998, based on the UN classification of industrial activities (ISIC Rev. 3). (http://www.oecd.org/dataoecd/34/37/2771153.pdf)

    The products of an industry must enable the production, transmission or display of information by electronic means. The products of the manufacturing industry must:
    a) be intended for information processing and communication, including transmission and display
    b) use electronic processes to detect, measure and/or record physical phenomena or control a physical process.

    Components relating to such products are included in the definition.

    For services:
    a) the products must be designed to enable information processing and communication by electronic means,
    b) the service must be more than provision of goods.

    ICT sector = information and communications technologies sector.

    The Standard Industrial Classification used in Finland is based on the NACE Rev. 1 classification which is used in Europe:

    Manufactured products
    3001 Manufacture of office machinery
    3002 Manufacture of computers and other information processing equipment
    3130 Manufacture of insulated wire and cable
    3210 Manufacture of electronic valves and tubes and other electronic components
    3220 Manufacture of television and radio transmitters and apparatus for line telephony and line telegraphy
    3230 Manufacture of television and radio receivers, sound or video recording or reproducing apparatus and associated goods
    3320 Manufacture of instruments and appliances for measuring, checking, testing, navigating and other purposes, except industrial process control equipment
    3330 Manufacture of industrial process control equipment

    Services
    51432 Wholesale of radio and television goods
    51840 Wholesale of computers, computer peripheral equipment and software
    (TOL 1995:51641 wholesale of computer hardware)
    51862 Wholesale of telecommunication equipment and electronic components (TOL 1995: 51652)
    642 Telecommunications
    7133 Renting of office machinery, etc.
    72 Computer and related activities



    Validity of the definition

    • 1 January 1900 - 31 December 2008

    Source organisation

    • OECD

    Related concepts

Source organisation

  • OECD

Related concepts


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