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Japanese Software Market Worth $5.65bn.

Japan's domestic PC software market in the financial year to March 31 1999 was worth $5.65bn, a 1.2% increase from the previous year, according to survey by the Japan Personal Computer Software Association (JPSA). By category, there was a 5.7% increase in sales of database applications at 37.2bn yen ($352.6m) and a 5.5% increase in sales of business applications at 29.5bn yen ($279.6m). However sales of operating systems and network operating systems declined by 1.5% to 115.1bn yen ($1bn), with the decrease being attributed to increased sales of inexpensive upgrades.
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Publication:Computergram International
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Date:Oct 25, 1999
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