Wang Xinzhe of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology: The new generation of technology represented by blockchain has become an important driving force for economic development

On December 15, the artificial intelligence and economic and social summit forum and the establishment of the artificial intelligence and economic and social research center were held in Beijing, and Wang Xinzhe, chief economist of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, attended and delivered a speech. He said that a new round of global scientific and technological revolution and industrial changes have been vigorously promoted. The acceleration of the development of next-generation information technology represented by artificial intelligence, 5G, big data, industrial Internet, blockchain, and connected cars has become a quality of economic development The important driving forces of change, efficiency change, and dynamic change have had a significant and far-reaching impact on economic development, social progress, and global governance. With the joint efforts of all parties, China's artificial intelligence and other new-generation information technologies have developed rapidly, the scale of the intelligent industry has continued to grow, and the integration with the real economy has continued to deepen. The application in various fields of society has accelerated, and the form of intelligent society has gradually emerged. The economy continues to grow, showing a good momentum of vigorous development.