BEIJING, Dec. 3 (Xinhua) -- Located in the hinterland of Southwest China, Guizhou province is part of the New Western Sea-Land Transportation Channel, linking the Belt and the Road.
Transportation and logistics hubs connecting Chongqing, Guangxi and others with Guizhou will be further enhanced by 2035, according to the overall plan on the construction of the Channel issued by the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) on August 15, 2019, which will enable Guizhou to better participate in international land-sea trade.
The province have ranked among the top three provinces in terms of economic growth in China for 8 years in a row since 2011, with its GDP in 2018 increasing by 2.2 times from that in 2010.
As one of the first batch of inland opening-up pilot economic zones in China, Guizhou has strived to construct a new economic structure based on modern services and big data.
In June 2019, the province issued a work plan on optimizing the business environment to align with international standards, with 45 measures proposed on 17 areas, such as business establishment, granting of credit, and government services.
Guizhou became the first big data pilot zone in China in 2012. China Mobile, China Unicom, China Telecom and many tech giants have set up cloud computing and big data centers here, making it a pioneer in big data construction. Since 2015, the procince has hosted the China International Big Data Industry Expo for five successive years. (Edited by Li Wenxin, email@example.com)