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Important changes! "Digitalisation in the 14th Five-Year Plan in a single chapter, identifying 8 core manufacturing!

2023/05/24


On March 13, the 14th Five-Year Plan for National Economic and Social Development of the People's Republic of China and the Outline of Vision 2035 (hereinafter referred to as the "Planning Outline") was released to the public. In addition to the more detailed planning content, this 60,000-word Outline of the Plan is worthy of the industry's attention, as it includes a separate chapter on "Building Digital China" and establishes a framework for the development of several strategic industries.

"Digital China" appears in the fourth chapter of the Plan in the section "Accelerating the development of a modern industrial system and promoting the optimisation and upgrading of the economic system". The fifth chapter of the Outline is entitled "Accelerating Digital Development and Building Digital China", which shows the importance attached to digital development.

The content of this chapter is divided into four chapters, pointing out that it is necessary to welcome the digital era, activate the potential of data elements, promote the construction of a strong network country, accelerate the construction of a digital economy, a digital society and a digital government, and use digital transformation as a whole to drive changes in the modes of production, life and governance.

Of particular interest to practitioners in the digital economy industry, there are two column charts in the chapter, which frame the specific scope of the digital economy industry and digital application scenarios respectively. Among them, digital economy industries include cloud computing, big data, Internet of Things, industrial internet, blockchain, artificial intelligence, virtual reality and augmented reality industries. Digital application scenarios, on the other hand, are headed by smart transportation and include 10 scenarios in energy, manufacturing, agriculture and water resources, education and healthcare.