According to Nanning Municipal Development and Reform Commission recently, the National Development and Reform Commission released the special investment program on entrepreneurship and innovation supporting platforms within the central budget of 2019. In particular, China-ASEAN Smart City Innovation Center and Nanning Zhongguancun Mass Entrepreneurship and Innovation Demonstration Base (Xiangsihu New District) were included, which were entitled to a fund support worth 35 million yuan.
According to the program, 14 million yuan would be used for building China-ASEAN Smart City Innovation Center and 21 million yuan for Nanning Zhongguancun Mass Entrepreneurship and Innovation Demonstration Base (Xiangsihu New District). And, China-ASEAN Smart City Innovation Center is one of the key projects for building a core base of the China-ASEAN Information Harbor in Nanning. The center is focused on the synergetic development of government affairs services, society, economy, industrial integration and other fields, building a R&D center for smart city and an agglomeration area for productive service industries targeting ASEAN countries, so as to promote the development of big data industry in Nanning.