World internet counference initiative on B&R digital economy coop

Added On December 5, 2017

The 4th World Internet Conference has kicked off in the east China town of Wuzhen.

Digital economy is one of the hot topics during the conference.
Participants have hailed the launch of an initiative to strengthen cooperation on digital economy along the Belt and Road.
"China and six other countries along the Belt and Road launched an initiative to strengthen cooperation on digital economy during the ongoing Fourth World Internet Conference.
The initiative includes deeper collaboration to improve broadband access and quality, digital transformation and e-commerce cooperation as well as to enable more support for Internet start-ups and innovation.
It also aims to promote transparent digital economy policies and establish multi-layer communication mechanism to create a more open, orderly and safer cyberspace."
The initiative said digital economy has become an important drive for global economic growth. It can help improve productivity, foster new markets and industries, as well as promote sustainable growth.
This year's World Internet Conference is themed on "Developing digital economy for openness and shared benefits -- building a community of common future in cyberspace." 
Over 1,500 guests from more than 80 countries and regions, including government representatives, heads of international organizations, leading figures of internet companies, online celebrities, experts and scholars, attended the conference.