• China has over 500,000 5G base stations

    China has built over 500,000 5G base stations during the 13th Five-Year Plan period (2016-2020), as the country continues the rapid construction of its 5G network.

    With the number of 5G users on the rise, the number of connected devices on the network has exceeded 100 million, according to the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT).

  • China speeds up establishment of new, modern industrial system

    During the 13th Five-Year Plan period (2016-2020), China has given strong impetus to supply-side structural reforms and accelerated the establishment of a new modern industrial system that features a great capacity for innovation, excellence in product quality and service, and synergistic coordination, and is friendly to the environment.

    From 2016 to 2019, China’s industrial added value increased from 24.54 trillion yuan to 31.71 trillion yuan, registering an average annual growth of 5.9 percent, much higher than the world’s 2.9 percent during the same period, said Xin Guobin, vice minister of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT).

  • Exclusion of Chinese 5G companies in Sweden hurts fair competition, consumers' interests

    The Chinese market has remained open to European companies, including Sweden's. Sweden, largely characterized by an open and export-oriented economy, should also provide Chinese companies with an open and fair business environment, like the one it allegedly provides to other foreign investors.

    Banning Chinese 5G suppliers in Sweden will hurt the principle of fair competition and jeopardize the interests of Swedish consumers.

  • Siemens Mobility sees opportunities in China's new infrastructure push

    China's initiative to develop "new infrastructure" including 5G networks and big data centers has created opportunities for transport multinationals to tap into, said Juergen Model, CEO of Siemens Mobility Greater China.

    The company has set up several research and development (R&D) centers that will allow it to become an active part of the country's push to make the transportation sector smarter and greener, Model told Xinhua in an interview.

  • The world’s first 5G driverless tractor redefines the industry

    The world’s first 5G driverless tractor, invented in Luoyang in June, 2020, has the potential to significantly change the world’s agricultural industry.

    Its innovation includes the introduction of self-driving mode, 5G technology, and new energy (lithium battery). One of the big innovations lies in its in-wheel motor technology, which allows each wheel to independently adjust its direction, creating a shorter turning radius than traditional tractors, making it more flexible to control.