In 2017, the innovation capacity of Yunnan ranked No.24 countrywide, which increased two ranks compared to that of 2016. Its knowledge creation and corporate innovation were No.17 and No.18, respectively; both were eight ranks higher; the innovation environment was two ranks higher as the No. 21; the innovation performance kept the same as No. 27; its knowledge acquisition dropped three ranks (Table 29.1, Fig. 29.1).