Jun 28, 2018

How China is building a parallel tech economy with or without the U.S.

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The Trump administration this week decided against the hard trade restrictions it had been considering against China, but it's still planning on new tariffs on Chinese goods. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin made it clear the government would aggressively protect the…

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How China is building a parallel tech economy with or without the U.S.

Jun 28, 2018
China's Made in 2025 plan is big. Should the America be worried?
People gather at a Huawei stand during the Consumer Electronics Show Asia in Shanghai on June 13.
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The Trump administration this week decided against the hard trade restrictions it had been considering against China, but it’s still planning on new tariffs on Chinese goods. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin made it clear the government would aggressively protect the U.S. tech industry. Meanwhile, China is working on building up its own advanced tech economy, one that doesn’t rely on the United States or anyone else. Marketplace’s Molly Wood talks with our China correspondent Jennifer Pak about the Chinese government’s tech initiative called Made in China 2025. (06/28/2018)

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