China to develop more than 50 new standards for AI sector by 2026

An AI (Artificial Intelligence) sign is seen at the World Artificial Intelligence Conference (WAIC) in Shanghai

BEIJING (Reuters) - China will develop more than 50 new national and industrial standards by 2026, the industry ministry said in a statement on Tuesday.

The goal is part of the guidelines the ministry issued on standardising systems for the artificial intelligence sector.

(Reporting by Albee Zhang and Ryan Woo; Editing by Jacqueline Wong)