China is looking to move up the value chain away from its traditional reliance on mass production of low-end goods. Photo: AFP

China will need more than 35 years to upgrade to hi-tech manufacturing industry, study finds

  • Study by Renmin University of China in Beijing says it will take more than 35 years to reach the government’s goal that new industries account for 30 per cent of GDP
  • The United States has complained that the large subsidies China, including the controversial ‘Made in China 2025’ project, have hurt American companies
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China is looking to move up the value chain away from its traditional reliance on mass production of low-end goods. Photo: AFP
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Amanda Lee

Amanda Lee

Beijing-based correspondent Amanda Lee covers markets and the economy for the Post, with an interest in China's economic and social landscape. A graduate of the London School of Economics, she joined the Post in 2017 and has previously worked for Thomson Reuters and Forbes.