Chinanews, Beijing, July 16 (Reporter Du Yan) According to the preliminary calculation of the National Bureau of Statistics, the added value of Beijing's digital economy in 2020 is 1.44 trillion yuan (RMB, the same below), accounting for 40% of GDP.

  This was introduced by Wang Lei, deputy director of the Beijing Municipal Bureau of Economy and Information Technology, at the press conference of the 2021 Global Digital Economy Conference held on the 16th.

  Wang Lei said that Beijing, as the national capital and international technological innovation center, is the source of innovation and openness of China's digital economy, and a leading city in the development of digital economy.

  He pointed out that Beijing has a complete innovation ecology, and has formed a multi-level collaborative innovation system of organization, talent, technology, business, and capital; with cutting-edge technology, Beijing was approved to create a national artificial intelligence innovation application pilot zone and artificial intelligence enterprise earlier this year. About 1,500, accounting for about 28% of the total number of artificial intelligence companies in the country; with a solid industrial foundation, according to the preliminary calculation of the National Bureau of Statistics, the added value of Beijing's digital economy in 2020 will be 1.44 trillion yuan, accounting for 40% of GDP.

  He also said that Beijing has a full range of scenes open.

As a super-large modern city, Beijing is committed to using the entire city as a super system for incubating digital industries. Urban operation governance, urban sub-centers, construction of "three cities and one district", and the Winter Olympics provide a wealth of digital technology and digital industries. Application scenarios.

  Beijing is building a pilot free trade zone featuring technological innovation, open service industry, and digital economy.

He said that the policy support of the free trade zone has injected new momentum into the development of Beijing's digital economy, opened a new stage, and strengthened Beijing's responsibility and mission to play a leading and exemplary role in the digital economy.

  He pointed out that Beijing is speeding up the construction of the "two districts", deploying the "five-child linkage", and striving to build a benchmark city for the global digital economy based on the standards of the first good.

In accordance with the deployment requirements of the Beijing Municipal Party Committee and Municipal Government, as an important support platform for the construction of a benchmark city, Beijing launched the organization and planning of the Global Digital Economy Conference in February this year, and is committed to creating a new platform for international cooperation and exchanges leading the development of the global digital economy.

  It is reported that the 2021 Global Digital Economy Conference is scheduled to be held in Beijing from August 2 to 3. The major influence in the field, actively promotes inter-disciplinary, inter-industry, and inter-regional global digital economic exchanges and cooperation.

  During the conference, Beijing will release the "Implementation Plan on Building a Benchmark City for the Global Digital Economy."

Wang Lei said that this plan is currently in the final stage of revision and improvement. Specifically, it focuses on three connections in content:

  The first is to connect the relationship between smart cities and global digital economy benchmark cities, to build smart cities as an important foundation for building digital economy benchmark cities, and digital economy as the main direction of new productivity and new economy.

  The second is to link up with the emerging new concepts of the digital economy, pay more attention to first-hand practice, and position the plan to be internationally benchmarked and facing the future.

  The third is to link existing policies and existing work deployments, and focus on proposing innovative, basic, and especially exemplary key core tasks.

  He pointed out that through 5 to 10 years of continuous efforts, Beijing will become a leader in the development of the global digital economy in terms of urban digital transformation, data element allocation, digital technology innovation, digital industry incubation, digital governance services, and foreign exchanges and opening up. Benchmarking.