BALI, Indonesia, Nov. 16 (Xinhua) — China will continue to work with members of the Group of 20 (G20) to foster a balanced, coordinated and inclusive global digital economic paradigm that benefits all and is characterized by win-win cooperation. winning and shared prosperity, President Xi Jinping said on Wednesday.
Xi made the remarks while attending and addressing the 17th G20 summit on the Indonesian resort island of Bali.During of the discussion on digital transformation, Xi pointed out that the growing scale of the digital economy and the acceleration of digital transformation across the world have become important factors affecting the global economic landscape.During hosting the G20 summit in Hangzhou in 2016, China included the digital economy on the G20 agenda for the first time and called for finding innovative ways of development and forging new drivers of growth. growth, Xi noted.In recent years, the G20 has built more consensus and intensified cooperation on adapting to digital transformation and building the digital economy, he said. , expressing the hope that all parties will unleash the dynamism of digital cooperation and bring the benefits of the digital economy to the people. of all countries.He called on countries to uphold multilateralism and strengthen international cooperation.Countries should make concerted efforts to foster an open, inclusive, equitable, just and non-discriminatory environment for the development of the digital economy, and advance international cooperation to foster the digital industry and promote the digital transformation of industries, so as to unlock the potential of digital. the economy in the engine of global growth, said the Chinese president.Building “a small courtyard with high fences” to limit or hinder scientific and technological cooperation will harm the interests of others without benefiting oneself- same, Mr. Xi noted, adding that such practices are incompatible with the common interests of the international community.Mr. Xi said it was important to prioritize development and bridge the digital divide, saying countries should jointly promote connectivity in the digital age and take effective measures to promote digital literacy and skills for all. .It is particularly important to help developing countries and disadvantaged groups adapt to digital transformation and tackle the digital divide, he stressed.China has launched the initiative to build a digital silk road and identified the digital economy as a key area of cooperation under the Global Development Initiative, Xi said, noting that China looks forward to to cooperate with all parties in this regard.Xi also called for global efforts to follow an innovation-driven approach and facilitate post-pandemic recovery.China proposed the plan to action of the G20 on the in digital innovation and cooperation, which aims to promote the innovative application of digital technology and make the results of innovation beneficial to and shared by all, and welcomes the participation of all parties, Mr. Xi. )A statement by the G20 leaders in Bali was adopted at the summit. On Tuesday evening, Xi and his wife Peng Liyuan attended the G20 leaders’ welcome banquet hosted by Indonesian President Joko Widodo and his wife Iriana Widodo at Garuda Wisnu Kencana Cultural Park in Bali.