China has already gained an advanced position in many strategic and new technology sectors, such as 5G mobile technology and artificial intelligence. Photo: AFP
China has already gained an advanced position in many strategic and new technology sectors, such as 5G mobile technology and artificial intelligence. Photo: AFP

China’s ‘state-centric approach’ to technical standards-setting worries EU firms

  • The West has long had a lead when it comes to global technical standards, setting the specifications that shape most of the products consumers use
  • European Union Chamber of Commerce in China report says China’s ‘state-centric approach’ to standards will add to risks due to increased politicisation and potential decoupling

Topic |   China-EU relations
China has already gained an advanced position in many strategic and new technology sectors, such as 5G mobile technology and artificial intelligence. Photo: AFP
China has already gained an advanced position in many strategic and new technology sectors, such as 5G mobile technology and artificial intelligence. Photo: AFP
READ FULL ARTICLE