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The gross domestic product (GDP) of Southwest China's Guizhou province totaled 1.02 trillion yuan ($143 billion) in the first half of 2023, up 4.4 percent year-on-year, according to local authorities.
With the concept of "Lucid waters and lush mountains are invaluable assets" deeply rooted in its development, Guizhou province in Southwest China has embarked on an environmentally friendly development path.
Guizhou, Southwest China's Guizhou province, has been focusing on software and information technology services, electronic information manufacturing, and telecommunication in recent years, launching computing power facilities for the rapid growth of digital economy.
China's computing power industry will usher in new development opportunities, as major Chinese tech companies have rolled out ChatGPT-like artificial intelligence chatbots, which necessitate higher requirements for computing capacity in the process of large language model training.
Experts call for deeper integration with real economy to spur high-level development.
As the first national big data comprehensive pilot zone, Southwest China's Guizhou province has been focusing on intelligent manufacturing and promoting industrial transformation and upgrading through big data.
A railway with a designed speed of 200 kilometers per hour that runs through rolling mountains and connects Guiyang, capital of Southwest China's Guizhou province, to Chongqing municipality has created a "2-hour traffic circle" between the two cities.