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Jiaxing among top 100 Chinese cities in technological innovation

chinadaily.com.cn| Updated : Feb 9, 2022

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Jiaxing is ranked 30th on a list of the top 100 Chinese cities in technological innovation in 2021. [Photo/cnjxol.com]

Jiaxing in East China's Zhejiang province was ranked 30th on a list of the top 100 Chinese cities in technological innovation in 2021, local media reported on Feb 7.

The list was compiled by CCID Consulting, a firm affiliated with a think tank under the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology.

In 2021, Jiaxing's expenditures in research and development accounted for 3.33 percent of its GDP, the second highest proportion in Zhejiang.

A total of 1,404 small and medium-sized technological companies and 695 high-tech companies in Jiaxing received provincial recognition last year, and 80 R&D centers of local high-tech companies and 32 research institutes affiliated with Jiaxing companies were recognized by provincial authorities in the same year.

The five counties and cities administered by Jiaxing were also ranked among the top 100 Chinese counties in technological innovation in 2021 by CCID Consulting, with Haining and Tongxiang at seventh and 13th place, respectively.