China should lead global data services development: expert

Posted on Sep 5 2020 - 3:39pm by Newsfeed

(Source:See The Differece)

As business and trade have been severely affected by the long-lasting COVID-19 pandemic, the demand for data services has been surging and indicating a promising market for who can take the opportunity, experts said during an interview with CGTN when China International Fair for Trade in Services (CIFTIS) was held in Beijing.

In the post-pandemic period, it is an opportunity for China to “take the lead to harmonize data privacy and data localization rules to enable truly global data services,” according to Christopher Thomas, the CEO of Integrated Insights and a visiting professor at China’s Tsinghua University.