Government promotes big data development


Hohhot government took action to further integrate the city’s e-commerce and logistics sectors in order to boost its big data industrial chain.

Cai Yudong, deputy mayor of Hohhot, recently said the city’s government adopted a string of policies and measures to facilitate its logistics and e-commerce businesses when interviewed by a reporter from Economic Daily. According to Cai, funds will be set aside to improve the e-commerce affiliated parts including public services, clustering, a rewards system, platform creation, and training for five consecutive years. Procedures for e-commerce organizations’ registration will be completed in fewer steps.  

When asked about the methods to help the logistics sector flourish, a supporting business for e-commerce, Cai said the city promises to allow it the priority in receiving land at a favorable price.      

Hohhot has passed a string of rules and policies, such as a big data industrial development fund, big data industrial bureau, improvement of matching infrastructure, and subsidies, to meet the demands of the field around the region, Cai concluded.


The term “Big Data” was an internet buzzword in 2012. It is described as the next frontier for innovation, competition, and productivity. [Photo from cn.bing.com]


E-commerce plays an important role in the emergence and progress of logistics, cloud computing, financial institutions, data analytics businesses, and others. Hohhot has prioitized the promotion of the e-commerce economy as a part of the big data campaign throughout the city. [Photo from cn.bing.com]