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Chinese Drone Developer Targets Belt And Road Intiative Countries

Twenty-seven international journalists from Europe, Asia and the Pacific recently participated in a Belt and Road Media tour of Binhai New Area in Tianjin city. They were joined by local journalists from China’s biggest newspaper People’s Daily as well as members of the Communist Party’s Binhai New Area Committee Publicity Department and Cyberspace Office.
30 May 2019 14:26
Chinese Drone Developer Targets Belt And Road Intiative Countries
Efy technology drones on display at the Tianjin-Zhongguancun Science Park in Tianjin Binhai New Area on May 20, 2019.

Twenty-seven international journalists from Europe, Asia and the Pacific recently participated in a Belt and Road Media tour of Binhai New Area in Tianjin city.

They were joined by local journalists from China’s biggest newspaper People’s Daily as well as members of the Communist Party’s Binhai New Area Committee Publicity Department and Cyberspace Office.

Binhai New Area boasts a population of three million people and is the first Free Trade Pilot Zone in Northern China and the second National Comprehensive Reform Pilot Area.

Dubbed the Maritime gateway for Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei urban area, the coastal city which is located 120 kilometres from Beijing, is also a National Innovation Demonstration Zone in China.

Binhai New Area aims to build a modern, prosperous and smart seaside city by 2021 and to become an internationally distinguished modern city by 2049 with strong comprehensive strengths and distinctive coastal characteristics.

According to statistics released by the Beijing Municipal Bureau of Statistics (BMBS), the total Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei surpassed US$1.2 trillion last year.

Tianjin also saw the establishment of 7,900 science and technology enterprises and recorded a total economic earning of 700 billion yuan in the Tianjin Binhai New Area last year.

Director General of the Tianjin-Zhongguancun Science Park Zheng Yi said China has mastered the core of technology with advanced innovations in Chinese developed Phytium processing units and Kylin operating systems.

Mr Zheng said as the most secured system in China, the security features of Kylin is far more superior to that of Windows products which is developed by American technology company Microsoft.

He added that Kylin products are currently only used in their party system and by the government.

Meanwhile, Chinese drone developing company Efy technology wants to market their products to Belt and Road countries.

Marketing Executive Xiao Ling said their products are currently used by South Eastern Asian countries however they want to expand their international cliental to include all BRI countries.

Efy Technology pioneered the Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) and is focused on air shipping with the use of drones in agriculture, police assistance, mapping and delivery.

They have developed a logistic helicopter type of drone called MQ 300 which can fly for 40 hours without recharging, and can load up to 80 kilograms of goods and services.

The maximum speed of the MQ 300 is 120 kilometres per hour and can fly up to 3,000 meters high.

Ms Xiao added that the company offers an affordable range of drones and provide services customised to the needs of individual clients.

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