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the big data industry and is willing to share opportunities of the dig
ital economy’s development with other countries and jointly explore new growth drive
rs and development paths by exploring new technologies, new business forms and new models, Xi added.
With increasingly wider applications of digital technologies in China, the country is expected to genera
te and store 27.8 percent of global online data by 2025, up from 23.4 percent last year, according to a re
port by market researcher International Data Corp and data storage firm Seagate.
In comparison, the US share will stand at 17.5 percent by 2025, a drop from its 21 percent share in 2018, the report added.
United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said that f
rom medicine to transportation to farming, big data presents the world with a r
emarkable tool to advance global progress, but with that opportunity also comes risk.
ial fish, but the ease of catching large quantities makes up for this, both men said.
Irwin has turned down a job in Alaska for the summer. Catching carp in Kentucky is a much easier, he said.
“Here, the weather is warmer, the climate is better and I get to sleep in my own bed at t
he end of the day,” he said, adding that the earnings are comparable to what he would get in Alaska.
Irwin and Berry make a good living catching Asian carp, which
are so abundant in rivers and lakes that they have become a serious ecological pr
oblem for states such as Arkansas, Mississippi, Louisiana, Illinois and Kentucky.
Ron Brooks, fisheries director at the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources, said Asian carp are disru
pting $1 billion worth of recreational and commercial business in western Kentucky alone.