China inaugurates national data administration

By Fan Feifei (Chinadaily.com.cn) 08:34, October 26, 2023

The National Data Administration was officially unveiled in Beijing on Wednesday, according to a CCTV News report.

The new administration is responsible for advancing the development of data-related fundamental institutions; coordinating the integration, sharing, development and application of data resources; and pushing forward the planning and building of a Digital China, the digital economy and a digital society, among others, the report said.

It is administered by the National Development and Reform Commission, the country's top economic regulator.

Analysts said the move is part of China's broader push to develop the digital economy and build basic systems for data.

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