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Homing in on big-data investment, the poor southwestern province of Guizhou could help China boost its nationwide GDP growth

1 week ago
Sky Canaves
uizhou's emphasis on developing infrastructure for the information analysis industry contributed to an economic growth rate of 10.5 percent for the first half of 2016, the third-highest among China’s 31 provinces and regions.
By Sky Canaves
Sky Canaves previously reported for The Wall Street Journal in Beijing and Hong Kong, where she covered media, culture, social issues, and legal affairs, and served as the founding editor and lead writer of the WSJ’s China Real Time site. Prior to becoming a journalist, Sky worked in the China corporate law practice of Baker & McKenzie, and she has also taught journalism and media law at the University of Hong Kong. She speaks Mandarin and has accumulated more than a decade's experience living, studying and working in China.

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