China is the world’s fastest-growing source of patent applications, a result of a national policy to encourage innovation. Photo: Xinhua China is the world’s fastest-growing source of patent applications, a result of a national policy to encourage innovation. Photo: Xinhua
China is the world’s fastest-growing source of patent applications, a result of a national policy to encourage innovation. Photo: Xinhua

Trade war could hit China’s innovation powerhouse plans

  • Made in China 2025 ambitions have seen patent filings soar
  • Economic slowdown could result in fewer patents filed by local inventors

Topic |   US-China trade war
China is the world’s fastest-growing source of patent applications, a result of a national policy to encourage innovation. Photo: Xinhua China is the world’s fastest-growing source of patent applications, a result of a national policy to encourage innovation. Photo: Xinhua
China is the world’s fastest-growing source of patent applications, a result of a national policy to encourage innovation. Photo: Xinhua
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