The Digital Development Trends of Circular Economy in China
DOI: 10.23977/erej.2021.050407 | Downloads: 16 | Views: 244
Zichen Zheng 1, Tingting Liu 1, Aijun Tang 2, Xinwei Liu 2
1 Institute of Circular Economy, Beijing University of Technology, Beijing, China
2 China Association of Electronics Equipment for Technology Development, Beijing, China
Corresponding AuthorTingting Liu
COVID-19 has become a global health crisis, influencing the development of all walks of life. The lockdown implemented to control the spread of the pandemic has led to the development of digital technology. As a country that has gradually recovered from the epidemic, China's circular economy development pattern has undergone some changes. This study indicates three significant digital development trends in the circular economy in the post-pandemic era. They are "New business models" of the digital economy are integrating into a circular economy, the digital governance capability of circular economy gains more traction, and the digitalization of waste sorting exemplifies the transitions accelerated by the pandemic." Despite the strong momentum of China's digital transformation, there are difficulties in determining data ownership and collaboration among stakeholders.
KEYWORDSCircular economy, Digitalization, Post-COVID-19 era
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Zichen Zheng, Tingting Liu, Aijun Tang, Xinwei Liu, The Digital Development Trends of Circular Economy in China. Environment, Resource and Ecology Journal (2021) 5: 36-38. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.23977/erej.2021.050407.
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