Ukraine planning to increase number of IT specialists to half a million by 2024

Ukraine planning to increase number of IT specialists to half a million by 2024

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The Ministry of Digital Transformation of Ukraine aims to increase the number of IT specialists in Ukraine to 500,000 by 2024, according to Minister of Digital Transformation Mykhailo Fedorov.

“About 220,000-230,000 IT specialists already work in our country. We have a goal - to increase this number to 500,000 specialists by the end of 2024," Fedorov said during the fourth Ukrainian-German Business Forum, an Ukrinform correspondent reports.

He added that the Ministry of Digital Transformation is also working to increase revenues from the domestic IT industry in three years: from $6.5 billion to $16 billion.

As reported by Ukrinform, the increase in the number of IT professionals in the Ukrainian IT sector is envisaged in the National Economic Strategy until 2030.

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