Digital economy is the key to national development
Emphasize the role of information digital technology in promoting high-quality economic growth.
At the Fourth Digital China Summit held in Fuzhou, the capital of Fujian Province, on Sunday. A senior official said that China will promote the digital economy as an important engine of economic growth and further deepen its integration with the real economy.
In his keynote speech, Huang Kunming, member of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee, called for the promotion of a high-standard, high-quality digital economy, and emphasized the role of information technology in promoting high-quality development. Speech at the opening ceremony of the summit.
Huang, then head of the Propaganda Department of the CPC Central Committee, said that efforts should be made to strengthen technological innovation and provide strategic support for China’s further opening up.
The senior official also called for the development of smart cities and digital villages to provide more convenient and efficient digital services.
A report reviewing China’s digital development in 2020 released at the summit. Focusing on China’s achievements in 5G networks, big data, communications and artificial intelligence.
According to a report issued by the China Cyberspace Administration. China has established the world’s largest 4G and fiber optic network, and the commercial use of 5G is developing rapidly.
China’s digital economy remains a key hub for China’s economic growth.
Last year, the added value of China’s core industries in the digital economy accounted for 7.8% of GDP. According to the report, China’s overall digital economy ranks second in the world.
The integration of the Internet and manufacturing has made steady progress. China’s centrally managed state-owned enterprises are accelerating the development of the digital industry and have established more than 60 industrial Internet platforms. Has an asset supervision and management committee.
At the same time, China is moving towards developing a smarter agricultural sector.
Chen Lei, CEO of Chinese e-commerce company Pinduoduo, said: “In the next ten years. China’s agricultural sector expected to become more standardized and digitized, and many influential brands will emerge.”
He said: “Chinese consumers have put forward higher requirements for food quality, and it is expected that agricultural products will have higher added value and may be upgraded to health care products. We will continue to work hard to contribute to the digitalization of agriculture.”
Hu Houkun, the rotating chairman of Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd., said that China still has a digital divide between urban and rural areas. For example, students in cities can easily take online courses. While students living in remote rural areas still have difficulty connecting to the Internet. He said at the meeting that there is room for further growth in the construction of broadband infrastructure.
Hu Jintao said that China should continue to build a comprehensive digital infrastructure and increase investment in supercomputing and artificial intelligence computing.
He said: Building a digital nation is a systematic project. China should vigorously develop processor operating systems, databases, artificial intelligence development frameworks and industrial software. China should also seize opportunities, innovate in core technologies, and insist on openness and cooperation.