China's software sector growth rate slows
Software business revenue in China went up 24.2 percent in the first five months of the year from the same period in 2012, but the growth rate was 3 percentage points lower year on year, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology said.
Revenue topped 1.1 trillion yuan ($178.54 billion) in the first five months.
The sector's exports stood at $14.1 billion for the five-month period, up 10.1 percent year on year.
Among the exports, the outsourcing services sector hit $3.36 billion, up 16.5 percent year on year.