A visitor observes a robot on display at the 21st China Beijing international hi-tech expo on May 17. Photo: EPA-EFE

Knowledge is king: China and the US are not in a trade war, but a race to the next stage of technology

Andrew Sheng says the world is witnessing a contest between the US’ more market-driven (but not at all government-free) approach and the more state-driven strategy of China, and the first to reach Industry 4.0 wins

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A visitor observes a robot on display at the 21st China Beijing international hi-tech expo on May 17. Photo: EPA-EFE
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