Anhui inks agreement with Alibaba, Ant Financial

Updated:Jun 16,2020 10:06 AM www.cnanhui.org


The Anhui provincial government signs a strategic cooperation agreement with e-commerce giant Alibaba Group and its affiliate Ant Financial Services Group on June 15, 2020 in Hefei, capital of the eastern Chinese province. (Photo by Xu Guokang)

The Anhui provincial government signed a strategic cooperation agreement with e-commerce giant Alibaba Group and its affiliate Ant Financial Services Group on Monday in Hefei, capital of the eastern Chinese province.

Under the agreement, the three sides will deepen cooperation to promote the clustering development of high-tech industries such as the Internet of Things, big data, artificial intelligence and blockchain in Anhui and set an example of government-enterprise cooperation in the Yangtze River Delta.

Li Jinbin, Party chief of Anhui province, attended the contract-signing ceremony. Li Guoying, governor of the province, and Zhang Yong, CEO of Alibaba Group, delivered speeches at the event.

The two groups also signed cooperation agreements with municipal governments of Hefei, Bengbu, Chuzhou, Wuhu, Huangshan and Suzhou.