CHINA China sees boom in Internet economy in 2020

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China sees boom in Internet economy in 2020

Xinhua

12:16, December 22, 2020

Delegates from China and Switzerland sign an agreement at the booth of STOR-H TECHNOLOGIES SA from Switzerland during the third China International Import Expo (CIIE) in Shanghai, east China, Nov. 6, 2020. Normal life has been disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020. However, people managed to stay online to get in touch with each other and continue daily life while they were confined at home. In the meantime, China has been exploring new growth areas in the digital economy and harnessing the boom in the Internet economy to promote the integrated development of the digital economy and the real economy, while fostering new industries and new business forms. (Photos: Xinhua)

Mao Huayan (R) and Li Jiali present tea picking via livestreaming at a tea garden of Chunjing Village in Baini Town, Yuqing County, southwest China's Guizhou Province, April 30, 2020. Normal life has been disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020. However, people managed to stay online to get in touch with each other and continue daily life while they were confined at home. In the meantime, China has been exploring new growth areas in the digital economy and harnessing the boom in the Internet economy to promote the integrated development of the digital economy and the real economy, while fostering new industries and new business forms.

Li Chong teaches cooking via Internet at a vocational school in Anshan, northeast China's Liaoning Province, March 4, 2020. Normal life has been disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020. However, people managed to stay online to get in touch with each other and continue daily life while they were confined at home. In the meantime, China has been exploring new growth areas in the digital economy and harnessing the boom in the Internet economy to promote the integrated development of the digital economy and the real economy, while fostering new industries and new business forms.

A job-hunter talks during an online interview of a job fair for college graduates held by the Beijing Organising Committee for the 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games in Beijing, capital of China, April 29, 2020. Normal life has been disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020. However, people managed to stay online to get in touch with each other and continue daily life while they were confined at home. In the meantime, China has been exploring new growth areas in the digital economy and harnessing the boom in the Internet economy to promote the integrated development of the digital economy and the real economy, while fostering new industries and new business forms.

The expert team of Henan Provincial People's Hospital provide remote consultation for People's Hospital in Fanxian County via Internet in Zhengzhou, central China's Henan Province, Feb. 1, 2020. Normal life has been disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020. However, people managed to stay online to get in touch with each other and continue daily life while they were confined at home. In the meantime, China has been exploring new growth areas in the digital economy and harnessing the boom in the Internet economy to promote the integrated development of the digital economy and the real economy, while fostering new industries and new business forms.

Jiang Jinchun presents cooking skills via livestreaming with the help of his wife in Zaotian Village of Shangrao, east China's Jiangxi Province, July 1, 2020. Jiang has been helping fellow villagers promote agricultural products via live-streaming since 2016. After gaining some popularity online, he teamed up with his wife and mother to showcase local scenery and cuisine to his audience while promoting produce. Normal life has been disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020. However, people managed to stay online to get in touch with each other and continue daily life while they were confined at home. In the meantime, China has been exploring new growth areas in the digital economy and harnessing the boom in the Internet economy to promote the integrated development of the digital economy and the real economy, while fostering new industries and new business forms.

A medical worker from Tianjin Medical University General Hospital conducts online inquiry via mobile phone in Tianjin, north China, March 3, 2020. Normal life has been disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020. However, people managed to stay online to get in touch with each other and continue daily life while they were confined at home. In the meantime, China has been exploring new growth areas in the digital economy and harnessing the boom in the Internet economy to promote the integrated development of the digital economy and the real economy, while fostering new industries and new business forms.

Dancers of a local ballet troupe demonstrate movements during an open course through livestreaming, in east China's Shanghai, Feb. 29, 2020. Normal life has been disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020. However, people managed to stay online to get in touch with each other and continue daily life while they were confined at home. In the meantime, China has been exploring new growth areas in the digital economy and harnessing the boom in the Internet economy to promote the integrated development of the digital economy and the real economy, while fostering new industries and new business forms.

Photo taken on March 23, 2020 shows an online meeting on COVID-19 epidemic prevention and control attended by representatives from China and Latin American and Caribbean countries in Caracas, Venezuela. Normal life has been disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020. However, people managed to stay online to get in touch with each other and continue daily life while they were confined at home. In the meantime, China has been exploring new growth areas in the digital economy and harnessing the boom in the Internet economy to promote the integrated development of the digital economy and the real economy, while fostering new industries and new business forms.

Hu Xiaoqian, a teacher of Tsinghua University, uses online educational system to teach a baseball class in Beijing, capital of China, Feb. 17, 2020. Normal life has been disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020. However, people managed to stay online to get in touch with each other and continue daily life while they were confined at home. In the meantime, China has been exploring new growth areas in the digital economy and harnessing the boom in the Internet economy to promote the integrated development of the digital economy and the real economy, while fostering new industries and new business forms.

A staff member introduces vinegar-making through livestreaming at a vinegar museum in Zhenjiang, east China's Jiangsu Province, April 20, 2020. Normal life has been disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020. However, people managed to stay online to get in touch with each other and continue daily life while they were confined at home. In the meantime, China has been exploring new growth areas in the digital economy and harnessing the boom in the Internet economy to promote the integrated development of the digital economy and the real economy, while fostering new industries and new business forms.

A tour guide speaks during a livestreaming tour in the Potala Palace, a UNESCO world heritage site, in Lhasa, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, March 1, 2020. Normal life has been disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020. However, people managed to stay online to get in touch with each other and continue daily life while they were confined at home. In the meantime, China has been exploring new growth areas in the digital economy and harnessing the boom in the Internet economy to promote the integrated development of the digital economy and the real economy, while fostering new industries and new business forms.

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