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China will invest US$14.6 bil to develop digital economy

China will invest 100 billion yuan (about US$14.6 billion) for developing the digital economy in the next five years, according an agreement signed at the International Conference on the Digital Economy and the Digital Silk Road. The investments will go…

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Overcoming digital divide – analysis (India)

India’s policies towards digital regulation are inadequate. Future policy-making must be based on economic considerations and evidence, not on myopic political considerations In 2014, the Narendra Modi-led Government came to power with an objective of ‘minimum Government, maximum governance, aimed at…

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Digital economy plays key role in high-quality growth (China)

China's manufacturing industry is aiming to transform itself from "Quantity" to "Quality". The key strategy is to develop a digital economy, said Li Yizhong, the former minister from China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology on Sunday. Speaking at the…

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Competition challenges in the digital economy

Slow productivity growth and rising income inequality have shaped the world economy in a time of rapid technological change. A variety of explanations have emerged to help us understand these related trends, but one overarching theme is the decline in competition. The…

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Qatar launches digital economy programme

The Minister of Transport and Communications Jassim bin Saif al-Sulaiti launched yesterday the 'digital transformation for SMEs programme' that is aimed at empowering enterprises to adopt technology seamlessly. The initiative is designed to ensure the success of small- and medium-sized…