China has been developing the WS-15 turbofan jet engine for use in its J-20 stealth fighter, which made its public debut at the Zhuhai air show in November 2016. Photo: Xinhua

China in talks for sale of jet engine technology to Germany

Export of state-of-the-art machinery to a country known for its high-quality products would improve the international image of China’s manufacturing industry

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China has been developing the WS-15 turbofan jet engine for use in its J-20 stealth fighter, which made its public debut at the Zhuhai air show in November 2016. Photo: Xinhua
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Stephen Chen

Stephen Chen

Stephen Chen investigates major research projects in China, a new power house of scientific and technological innovation. He has worked for the Post since 2006. He is an alumnus of Shantou University, the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, and the Semester at Sea programme which he attended with a full scholarship from the Seawise Foundation.