China issues guideline to accelerate construction of standardized system for AI industry
China issues guideline to accelerate construction of standardized system for AI industry

China issues guideline to accelerate construction of standardized system for AI industry

 

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Four Chinese government departments including the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) and the National Development and Reform Commission have unveiled a guideline to accelerate the standardized system construction of the artificial intelligent (AI) industry.

By 2026, China will have formulated more than 50 new standards at national and industrial levels, and the standard system leading the high-quality development of the AI industry will be accelerated, the MIIT said.

By then, more than 1,000 company will carry out the promotion and implementation of the standardized system, with the effectiveness of standard services for enterprise innovations and development becoming more prominent, said the ministry.

In addition, the country will participate in the formulation of more than 20 international standards and promote the globalization of the AI industry, read the guideline.

China has made great progress in AI development. At present, the scale of China’s core AI has exceeded 500 billion yuan ($68.76 billion), and the number of related enterprises has exceeded 4,300. By 2035, the scale of the country’s AI sector will reach 1.73 trillion yuan, with a global share of 30.6 percent, according to media outlets.