Little giants are smaller and often little-known businesses that have special products and know-how in strategic sectors like semiconductors, advanced manufacturing, energy and critical minerals. Photo: Shutterstock
Little giants are smaller and often little-known businesses that have special products and know-how in strategic sectors like semiconductors, advanced manufacturing, energy and critical minerals. Photo: Shutterstock

China has named nearly 9,000 ‘little giants’ in push to preference home-grown technologies from smaller companies

  • Beijing has named 8,997 industrial enterprises as ‘little giants’, about 90 per cent of its goal to have 10,000 such companies by 2025
  • Designated small and medium-sized companies are eligible for preferential treatment as long as they show strength in strategically important areas

Little giants are smaller and often little-known businesses that have special products and know-how in strategic sectors like semiconductors, advanced manufacturing, energy and critical minerals. Photo: Shutterstock
Little giants are smaller and often little-known businesses that have special products and know-how in strategic sectors like semiconductors, advanced manufacturing, energy and critical minerals. Photo: Shutterstock
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