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During this year's Double Eleven shopping festival, online shopping website Tmall achieved a total transaction amount of 372.3 billion yuan ($56.66 billion).
An investment promotion activity was held in Beijing on Nov 2 to allow central government-owned companies to learn more about the resources, supporting policies, business environment and industries in Southwest China's Guizhou province.
Guiyang, the capital of Southwest China's Guizhou province, signed an agreement with China's tech giant Baidu on Oct 23 to build a national-level artificial intelligence industrial internet platform in Guiyang Economic and Technological Development Zone.
Guiyang's inland port logistics hub was recently listed on the national logistics hub construction list by the National Development and Reform Commission and Ministry of Transport, becoming the only one of its kind in Southwest China's Guizhou province.
According to a white paper on digital economy development in China recently released by the China Academy of Information and Communications Technology, Southwest China's Guizhou province experienced digital economy growth of 22.1 percent last year, ranking first in China for the fifth year.
With the aim of becoming an inland pilot zone for the open economy, Guiyang accelerated the construction of airports, railways, expressways and waterways to show its transportation advantages in regional cooperation.
According to the investment promotions department of Southwest China's Guizhou province, from January to September this year Guizhou pulled in 4,907 projects with 450.86 billion yuan ($67.13 billion) of funds in place and attracted 828 key companies to come and locate there.