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of greater breakthroughs in smart technology, President Xi Jinping said on Monday.

亚博体育官网贵宾登录419Modern information technology, represented by the internet, big data and artificial int

elligence, is witnessing rapid changes, Xi said in a congratulatory letter to the 2019 Sm

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A new round of scientific and technological revolution and industrial transformation is developing with strong mo

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lopment of smart technology and industrial digitalization, and advocates for for

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The annual Smart China Expo, begun last year, aims to showcase new products, technologies, business formats and mod

亚博体育官网贵宾登录419es of smart technology through conferences, exhibitions, summits and competitions.

This year’s expo attracted over 1,800 participants and 843 companies from 28 countries a

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business leaders and tech giants including Intel, Tencent, Baidu, Alibaba and Xiaomi.

“Smart technology is developing very fast in China,” Vice-Premier Liu He said at the opening ceremony.亚博体育官网贵宾登录419

“It has become a new, important economic growth point, with preliminary statistics showing that the total industrial sc

亚博体育官网贵宾登录419ale of AI-related industries in China surpassed 500 billion yuan ($71.4 billion) in 2018.”

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g, on the upper reaches of the Yangtze River, has established one of the world’s larg

est IT industrial clusters and one of China’s biggest auto manufacturing bases.

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