Based on the digital infrastructure, digital economy industry, digital governance and data value, a latest report from the CCID Consulting assessed and analyzed Chinese cities' digital economy development level, potential and characteristics, and released a ranking of the top 100 cities in the digital economy.
Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Guangzhou and Hangzhou took the first five spots, representing first-tier cities in the digital economy.
The report pointed out that for only 15 cities, the development level in digital industrialization is higher than that in industry digitization.
Top 10 cities in the digital economy
An employee works at the Chang'an Ford transmission plant in Southwest China's Chongqing, Feb 10, 2020. [Photo/Xinhua]
Travelers visit Yangchenghu expressway service area along the Shanghai-Nanjing expressway in Suzhou, Jiangsu province, on Oct 8, 2020. [Photo/Xinhua]
Visitors observe a smart robot making coffee during a high-tech expo in Tianjin in May. [Photo/Xinhua]
A visitor takes photos of an exhibit at an art expo held in Nanjing, East China's Jiangsu province, on Nov 26, 2020. [Photo/Xinhua]
People watch a tea performance at the Kuanzhai Lane Historic District in Chengdu, the capital city of southwest China's Sichuan Province, on Aug. 4, 2019. (Xinhua/Liu Kun)
Tourists enjoy viewing cherry blossoms at West Lake in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province on March 25, 2021. [Photo by Long Wei/for China Daily]
An aerial view of downtown Guangzhou, Guangdong province, on July 18, 2020. [Photo provided to China Daily]
Skyscrapers border the lush green landscaping in Shenzhen's central business district. [Photo provided to chinadaily.com.cn]
Visitors watch as a Transformer cosplayer buys food at a street stall market in Shanghai in May. [Photo by Chen Yuyu/For China Daily]
A child tries a VR skiing simulation device at Shougang Park during the China International Fair for Trade in Services (CIFTIS) in Beijing, on Sept 5, 2021. [Photo/Xinhua]
Source: China Daily
Editor: Lv Yun