Tencent: Guangdong leads governmental digitalization

Tencent’s annual Digital China Index Report, which tracks the spread of “digital government” shows Guangdong in the lead, followed by Beijing, Shandong and Zhejiang.

The provincial government’s integrated WeChat mini-program platform offers more than 100 types of services and has more than 10 million registered users, accounting for 12% of the province’s population.

Guangzhou surpassed Shenzhen, leaping to first place among all cities.

The report also showed that a local government’s level of digitalization has a strong correlation with its GDP growth. Digitalizing government affairs attracts external investment and ultimately helps to boost productivity through innovation, it said.

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