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Indicator 9.b.1: Proportion of medium and high-tech industry value added in total value added

Proportion of medium and high-tech industry value added in total value added

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Indicator name Proportion of medium and high-tech industry value added in total value added
Target name Support domestic technology development, research and innovation in developing countries, including by ensuring a conducive policy environment for, inter alia, industrial diversification and value addition to commodities.
Global indicator description Classification of industry by technological intensity is based in R&D intake in manufacturing output. Higher the share of R&D expenditure higher the level of technological intensity. MHT sectors are classified at 3-digit level of ISIC. Above indicator is calculated as the relation of the sum of the value added of MHT to the total value added of manufacturing.
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