Zhang Xiaojing is the deputy head of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences’ (CASS) Institute of Economics, who is also a new member of the Chinese Economists 50 Forum, a group of reform-minded Chinese economists and officials. Photo: WeiboZhang Xiaojing is the deputy head of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences’ (CASS) Institute of Economics, who is also a new member of the Chinese Economists 50 Forum, a group of reform-minded Chinese economists and officials. Photo: Weibo
Zhang Xiaojing is the deputy head of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences’ (CASS) Institute of Economics, who is also a new member of the Chinese Economists 50 Forum, a group of reform-minded Chinese economists and officials. Photo: Weibo

China must prioritise innovation to avoid being ‘strangled’ by US in next five years, top researcher says

  • China Academy of Social Sciences (CASS) researcher Zhang Xiaojing says China ‘needs to rely more on itself’ to create growth drivers and combat decoupling
  • Current trade and technology disputes are the US ‘kicking away the ladder’ which China used to become the world’s second largest economy
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Zhang Xiaojing is the deputy head of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences’ (CASS) Institute of Economics, who is also a new member of the Chinese Economists 50 Forum, a group of reform-minded Chinese economists and officials. Photo: WeiboZhang Xiaojing is the deputy head of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences’ (CASS) Institute of Economics, who is also a new member of the Chinese Economists 50 Forum, a group of reform-minded Chinese economists and officials. Photo: Weibo
Zhang Xiaojing is the deputy head of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences’ (CASS) Institute of Economics, who is also a new member of the Chinese Economists 50 Forum, a group of reform-minded Chinese economists and officials. Photo: Weibo
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