US Senator Marco Rubio introduced legislation on Tuesday that would counteract Beijing’s “Made in China 2025” economic-development initiative. Photo: Bloomberg

US Senator Marco Rubio proposes legislation to counter ‘Made in China 2025’ while top China hands warn White House to ‘course correct’ Beijing relationship

  • Rubio seeks to use China’s industrial policy as a blueprint for fighting ‘a threat to US industry’
  • Meanwhile, former foreign policy officials start a tour of Washington with warning about China
Topic |   Made in China 2025

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US Senator Marco Rubio introduced legislation on Tuesday that would counteract Beijing’s “Made in China 2025” economic-development initiative. Photo: Bloomberg
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Robotics is one of the sectors that saw production fall. Photo: Xinhua

China’s plans to dominate hi-tech sector with ‘Made in China 2025’ plan hit a stumbling block as US trade war takes its toll

  • Production in a number of advanced manufacturing sectors dropped sharply late last year as US tariffs took effect
  • Tighter US laws and regulations are likely to further impede progress of ‘Made in China 2025’ plan
Topic |   Made in China 2025

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Robotics is one of the sectors that saw production fall. Photo: Xinhua
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