China must protect its manufacturing sector to prevent a US-style demise, experts say. Photo: AFP China must protect its manufacturing sector to prevent a US-style demise, experts say. Photo: AFP
China must protect its manufacturing sector to prevent a US-style demise, experts say. Photo: AFP

China manufacturing: can Beijing prevent a US-style collapse of its key sector?

  • Manufacturing’s contribution to gross domestic product has been in free fall since 2006 and alarm bells are starting to ring, experts say
  • Beijing should learn a lesson from the demise of America’s industrial sector, they say

Topic |   China manufacturing
China must protect its manufacturing sector to prevent a US-style demise, experts say. Photo: AFP China must protect its manufacturing sector to prevent a US-style demise, experts say. Photo: AFP
China must protect its manufacturing sector to prevent a US-style demise, experts say. Photo: AFP
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