The construction of the Silk Road Information Port is an important strategic measure taken by the CPC Gansu Provincial Committee and Gansu Provincial People’s Government to seize the opportunities brought by the Belt and Road Initiative, establish the ecological system, actively engage in the construction of the New International Land-Sea Trade Corridor, and occupy the commanding height of the information. Approved by the provincial government, the Silk Road Information Port Co., Ltd. is a provincial state-owned enterprise in the field of big data and with diversified types of equity, shouldering the important mission of developing and operating the Silk Road Information Port, and a backbone enterprise for the provincial Party committee and government to build digital Gansu and develop digital economy. It was registered in Lanzhou New Area in April 2018 with a registered capital of 1 billion yuan.
The company starts at a high level with high standard, which emphasizes on the top design, business plan and talent recruitment. It cooperates with famed companies in the information industry to gather resources like funds, technologies, products and services, and have already implemented some projects.
Looking forward, the Silk Road Information Port Co., Ltd. holds the vision of being a practitioner of "Silk Road" big data sharing, contributor of "smart life" application services and promoter of "digital Gansu" information industry clusters. It is committed to achieving five strategic goals, namely the major information hub in the province and even internationally, demonstration highland of digital economy, center for the international cultural and people-to-people exchanges, model for smart governance, and supporting platform for security and emergency. Being project-oriented, it focuses on attracting investment, talents and technologies to construct a communication hub and database in Gansu, which extends to central, western and south Asia, and the countries and regions along the Belt and Road, so as to realize the "joint construction of Silk Road Information Port and sharing the big data of both land and sea routes".
Standing at a new starting point, the company will thoroughly implement the decisions and deployments made by the provincial Party committee and government, strengthen the Party’s leadership in an all-round way, improve the modern enterprise system, and coordinate the development of big data, application platforms and industrial parks. It will grow into an ecological industrial group by amplifying the effect of industrial clusters and constructing a brand-name data industry ecosystem, which will be helpful to Gansu’s efforts in writing a new chapter of vigorous development of digital economy, building digital Gansu and promoting the green endeavor of the province.