On September 4, 2023, President Xi Jinping sent a congratulatory letter to the Smart China Expo 2023.
Xi Jinping pointed out that currently, new technologies such as the Internet, big data, cloud computing, artificial intelligence, and blockchain are undergoing profound changes. The digitalized, intelligent and green transformation of industries is constantly accelerating. The smart industry and digital economy are thriving. These have greatly changed the global allocation of factors and resources, industrial development models, and people's lifestyles. China attaches great importance to the development of the digital economy, and works to continuously promote the deep integration of digital technology and the real economy, coordinate the expansion of the digital industry and digital transformation of traditional industries, and accelerate the enhancement of the country's strength in cyberspace and the building of a digital China. China is ready to work with all other countries around the world to ride on the new trends of the digital era, deepen international exchanges and cooperation in the digital field, promote innovation and development in the smart industry, and accelerate the building of a community with a shared future in cyberspace, so as to jointly create a happier and better future.
Under the theme of "Pooling Together Wisdom and Strength", the Smart China Expo 2023 opened in Chongqing Municipality on the same day.