Dig­i­tal Econ­omy Hyper­speed

China Pictorial (English) - - Express | News -

De­cem­ber 4, Wuzhen, Zhe­jiang Province: Vis­i­tors test a lip-read­ing sys­tem at the Light of the In­ter­net Ex­po­si­tion dur­ing the fourth World In­ter­net Con­fer­ence (WIC).

Dur­ing the con­fer­ence, gov­ern­ment rep­re­sen­ta­tives, heads of in­ter­na­tional or­ga­ni­za­tions, ex­perts, schol­ars, and en­trepreneurs at­tended 20 fo­rums, dis­play­ing achieve­ments in in­no­va­tion and dis­cussing means of co­op­er­a­tion. Well-known global tech com­pa­nies in­clud­ing Ap­ple, Alibaba and Huawei re­leased new prod­ucts at the con­fer­ence. Ac­cord­ing to re­ports is­sued at the con­fer­ence on De­cem­ber 4, China’s dig­i­tal econ­omy reached 22.58 tril­lion yuan (about US$3.4 tril­lion) in 2016, rank­ing sec­ond glob­ally and ac­count­ing for 30.3 per­cent of the coun­try’s GDP.

Run­ning from De­cem­ber 3 to 5, the fourth WIC is themed “De­vel­op­ing Dig­i­tal Econ­omy for Open­ness and Shared Ben­e­fits—build­ing a Com­mu­nity of Com­mon Fu­ture in Cy­berspace.”


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