AI China

Seven Sectors Where AI Can Make Transformative Changes In China

In a Politburo group study session last week Chinese President Xi Jinping identified seven sectors where AI promises huge potential, asserting “AI is a key driving force of the new round of scientific revolution and industrial reform.”

In a Politburo group study session last week Chinese President Xi Jinping identified seven sectors where AI promises huge potential, asserting “AI is a key driving force of the new round of scientific revolution and industrial reform.”

Group study sessions are where Politburo members invite top domestic experts to speak on issues of national interest. While the meetings are not designed to produce policy outcomes, they send signals regarding current policy focuses and can indicate endorsement of policies or principles. The day after last week’s AI study session, public Chinese AI companies iFlytek, Hanwang Technology, and Wisesoft saw their stock rise by daily price limits.