Speaking before 500 new partners, the chief executive of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu announced that the firm’s global revenues would top $20 billion for the 2006 fiscal year, growth of 11.5 percent over the previous year.William G. Parrett said that financial services industry, consumer business, and manufacturing were the strongest industry sectors for member firms around the world, increasing 21 percent, 19.8 percent and 15.8 percent, respectively. Parrett also noted that 2006 was the fourth consecutive year of double-digit revenue and the 13th consecutive year of growth for the firm.

Each Deloitte region grew its revenues by at least 10 percent, before the effect of currency exchange. North American firm’s aggregate revenues increased by 12.5 percent, while Central and South American revenues increased 24.1 percent. In Europe, aggregate member firm revenues grew by 10 percent, while revenues in the Commonwealth of Independent States (the former Soviet Union) grew by 63 percent. Revenues for the Asia Pacific-Japan region increased just over 11 percent. Dollar figures were not provided for individual regions.

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