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How ‘Made in China 2025’ became a lightning rod in ‘war over China’s national destiny’

  • Industrial modernisation programme aims to make the country a dominant player in 10 strategic industries
  • Trump labelled the programme a threat to US economic growth and an example of China’s allegedly unfair trade practices
Topic |   Made in China 2025

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Laura Zhou

Laura Zhou

Laura Zhou joined the South China Morning Post's Beijing bureau in 2010. She covers China's diplomatic relations and has reported on topics such as Sino-US relations, China-India disputes, and reactions to the North Korea nuclear crisis, as well as other general news.

Orange Wang

Orange Wang

Orange Wang covers the Chinese macroeconomy, and has many years of experience with China's monetary and fiscal policy moves. He also covered global market and financial news for a long time, with a particular focus on new technologies and their influences on economic growth and society. Before joining the South China Morning Post, Orange worked as a Shanghai Correspondent for ET Net, a Hong Kong financial news agency.