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Wuzhen hosts 3rd Global Industrial Internet Conference

chinadaily.com.cn| Updated : Dec 7, 2021

The third Global Industrial Internet Conference was held in Wuzhen, Tongxiang, Jiaxing, East China's Zhejiang province on Dec 6.

This year's conference highlighted the application of innovative internet technology on traditional industrial companies and the construction of a digital driven-industrial ecology.

Li Yizhong, former minister of industry and information technology, and Li Peigen, academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering, were invited to deliver keynote speeches at the opening ceremony.

White papers on the digital transformation of the manufacturing industry empowered by 5G and the industrial internet, as well as the innovative application of the industrial internet were released at the ceremony.

The event was sponsored by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization, China Federation of Industrial Economics, Chinese Institute of Electronics, China Industry, and the Tongxiang government.

As the permanent site for the World Internet Conference, Tongxiang has consistently focused on digital economy development.

The number of digital economy companies in Tongxiang has increased from 350 in 2014 to 2,700 currently, while its core manufacturing output value has grown from 4.9 billion yuan ($768 million) in 2014 to an expected 20 billion yuan this year.

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The third Global Industrial Internet Conference is held in Wuzhen, Tongxiang on Dec 6. [Photo/WeChat account: jxfabu]