With the aim to push forward China’s digital development, the Communist Party of China Central Committee and the State Council released a new plan on 26th February.
The new plan is expected to make China one of the leading countries in digital development by 2035, with a particular focus on digital infrastructure, digital economy, technology innovation, technology application, cyber security, digital governance, and international cooperation. To achieve this goal, China will prioritize the buildup of digital infrastructure and the data resources system and integrate digital technologies into all aspects of society.
According to the plan, it emphasizes the ability of technological innovation and cyber security to create a better developed digital environment not only in China but also globally.
The plan also calls for the accelerated construction of 5G and gigabit optical networks, and the adoption of IPv6 and BeiDou Navigation Satellite System, and the development of the Internet of Things (IoT).