Made in China 2025 from New Zealand perspectives

Made in China 2025 from New Zealand perspectives

Policy Explained
[caption id="attachment_562" align="aligncenter" width="881"] A technician debugs a robot in Rui'an City, east of China's Zhejiang province in January this year. The government’s “Made in China 2025” strategy for industrial modernisation aims to support the country’s transformation from a manufacturing hub into one of the next-generation technological breakthroughs.[/caption] The trigger of US-China trade war On the same day that the Trump administration announced $60 billion in tariffs against China, the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) dropped the results of its Section 301 investigation into China’s unfair trade practices. The nearly 200-page report presents a searing indictment of China’s disregard for intellectual property, discrimination against foreign firms, and use of preferential industrial policies to unfairly bolster Chinese firms. Interestingly, the report singles out one Chinese government initiative, in particular, as a prime…
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