The Chinese BeiDou satellite positioning system expands China’s global footprint. Photo: AP The Chinese BeiDou satellite positioning system expands China’s global footprint. Photo: AP
The Chinese BeiDou satellite positioning system expands China’s global footprint. Photo: AP

China promises state support to keep BeiDou satellite system at cutting edge

  • Beijing will continue to encourage development of components for home-grown global positioning system
  • More than 500 key components ‘100 per cent made in China’ as self-reliance and conquering of technology celebrated

Topic |   US-China decoupling
The Chinese BeiDou satellite positioning system expands China’s global footprint. Photo: AP The Chinese BeiDou satellite positioning system expands China’s global footprint. Photo: AP
The Chinese BeiDou satellite positioning system expands China’s global footprint. Photo: AP
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