China News Service, Beijing, April 7th (Reporter Yan Xiaohong) The latest research report shows that in March 2021, the MasterCard Caixin BBD China New Economy Index (NEI) rebounded to 29.1, an increase of 0.9% from the previous month.

  The MasterCard Caixin BBD China New Economy Index (NEI) includes three primary indicators of labor, capital, and technology. The weights in the NEI are 40%, 35%, and 25%.

From the perspective of sub-indices, the capital input index began to decline in July 2020, and rebounded in March 2021, recording 34.8, an increase of 3.7 from the previous month; the technology input index recorded a month of 28.8, a decrease of 1.3; the labor input index There has been a slight decline in the past two years, and it recorded 24.3 in March, a decrease of 0.3.

  Chang Qing, president of Mastercard China, said on the 7th that in March, NEI completed the start of the quarter of this year with a continuous growth.

The new generation of information technology and information service industry, its industry contribution rate once again returned to the first place.

Combined with data from the National Bureau of Statistics, in the first two months, the main indicators have grown steadily, the macro indicators are in a reasonable range, and the national economy has continued to recover steadily, creating a positive situation where the industry, the new economy, and the national economy have triple benefits.

  Bricklin Dwyer, Chief Economist of MasterCard and Director of the MasterCard Institute for Economic Research, added: In addition to the new generation of information technology and information service industries that have achieved the largest share in the New Economy Index, it is also worth noting that the new economy industry has entered Although the average salary level has fallen from the "peak" at the end of 2020, it still maintains a significant upward trend as a whole, which is higher than the average entry salary level of the entire economy.

This also reflects that the new economy industry is particularly favored by workers who have the ability to make innovative decisions.

  According to the report, from September 2020 to March 2021, Beijing, Nanjing, Jinan, Shanghai, and Changsha ranked in the top five in the average ranking of cities in NEI from September 2020 to March 2021.

  NEI, jointly developed by the National Development Research Institute of Peking University, aims to measure the degree of activity of the new economy relative to the traditional economy or the old economy in China's economic transformation.

The New Economy Index covers the energy conservation and environmental protection industry, the new generation of information technology and information service industry, biomedical industry, high-end equipment manufacturing industry, new energy industry, new material industry, new energy automobile industry, high-tech services and R&D industry, financial services There are more than 140 industries in 10 categories including legal services, sports culture and entertainment.