Posted: 21.09.2023 17:43:00

China's computing industry scale reached $362.2bn in 2022

The scale of China's computing industry hit 2.6 trillion Yuan (about $362.2bn dollars) in 2022, Xinhua reports with reference to the 2023 World Computing Conference held in Changsha


"The new generation of information and communication technology has transformed the pattern of economic and social development," Zhao Zhiguo, the chief engineer of China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, said, adding that the computing technology and the computing industry are showing strong vitality and immeasurable potential through disruptive innovation, driving digital transformation across the board.

Over the last six years, China has shipped over 20.91m general servers and 820,000 artificial intelligence servers.

Zhou Jinjun, the Deputy General Manager of the China Electronics Corporation, said that attention should be paid to the development of independent, safe and advanced computing power, the construction of closely related technology and product clusters, and the formation of a competitive industrial system.

Themed Calculating the World to Create a New Era – New Changes in the Computing Industry, the conference focused on fields such as advanced computing, digital infrastructure, and AI and smart societies.