City leads country in information technology

Writer: Han Ximin  |  Editor: Stephanie Yang  |  From: Shenzhen Daily  |  Updated: 2021-04-12

A total of 21 enterprises from Shenzhen had been chosen into the top 100 electronic information enterprises in 2020 in China, ranking first among Chinese cities, a symposium on the development of information innovation application of Shenzhen, an event of the Ninth China Information Technology Exposition (2021 CITE), said.

The industrial scale of Shenzhen’s information industry reached 2.8 trillion yuan (US$427.34 billion) in 2020, the first among Chinese cities, and 11 enterprises had been selected into the top 100 software enterprises of 2019 in China, ranking second among Chinese major cities.

As a city with a complete information innovation and application industrial chain, Shenzhen is speeding up the construction of innovation carriers like the Kunpeng industrial congregation areas.

The city has unveiled an action plan (2020-2022) for the construction of the Kunpeng industrial demonstration area and set aside a special fund of 500 million yuan for basic software and applied software development. The special fund underpins Kunpeng’s information technology construction and the development of industrial software like CAD, CAE and EDA. The Kunpeng innovation system will consist of Shenzhen Bay Innovation Center, Huawei Research and Development Center, subcenters in each district, key industry bases and laboratories.

At the 2021 CITE, which wrapped up yesterday, the Shenzhen Industry and Information Bureau set up booths at Hall 2 of the Shenzhen Convention and Exhibition Center to show the application of information technologies in government administration, finance, energy, transportation and industrial control.