The 10th China Satellite Navigation Conference kicked off in Shunyi District, Beijing, on May 22, 2019 and it will last till May 25.
According to Beijing Youth Daily, the industries related to BeiDou Navigation Satellite System(BDS) are expected to settle down in Shunyi District.
During the conference, Shunyi District will release an innovation and development plan of the BDS industries.
Lan Xiongjing, director of Shunyi District’s bureau of economy and information technology, said, “There is a national-level geographic information industrial park in Shunyi District, which has made a layout around the industries related to navigation, aerospace, information service and others... So, Shunyi has the space, foundation and conditions for the integration development of BeiDou industries.”
Now, Shunyi District is striving for developing several leading industries, including new energy smart vehicles, the third generation semiconductors, aerospace and 5Gapplication, all of which are closely related to BDS.
Shunyi District is home to more than 30 enterprises related to BDS and geographic information, with a total investment of nearly 1.5 billion yuan(217 million U.S. dollars) and an output of 830 million yuan.
The BeiDou Navigation Satellite System has been independently constructed and operated by China.
As a space infrastructure of national significance, the BDS provides all-time, all-weather and high-accuracy positioning, navigation and timing services to global users.