A researcher plants a semiconductor at Tsinghua Unigroup research centre in Beijing, China. Photo: Reuters, Kim Kyung-Hoon
A researcher plants a semiconductor at Tsinghua Unigroup research centre in Beijing, China. Photo: Reuters, Kim Kyung-Hoon
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Europe bristles at China’s technology plan

The EU Chamber of Commerce harshly criticized China’s Manufacturing 2025 plan in a paper released Tuesday.

March 7, 2017 10:50 PM (UTC+8)

European businesses slammed China for unfair practices used to gain advantage in high-tech manufacturing in a paper released Tuesday, the Financial Times reported. The paper cautioned that China allows short-term market access in exchange for the transfer of technology from European firms, only to then subsidize Chinese competitors. China has identified areas including new energy vehicles, medical technology, and semiconductors in which they hope Chinese firms will dominate locally and be competitive globally.

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