Chinese lawmakers are updating a law promoting technological progress for the second time, adding language that gives the government an enhanced role in the development of advanced tech like semiconductors. Photo: Shutterstock
Chinese lawmakers are updating a law promoting technological progress for the second time, adding language that gives the government an enhanced role in the development of advanced tech like semiconductors. Photo: Shutterstock

US-China tech war: ‘tech progress’ law to be amended to emphasise state’s role in innovation, add support for women

  • The proposed amendments provide a legal framework to boost spending on ‘frontier technologies’ like artificial intelligence and semiconductors
  • This is only the second time the 1993 law has been amended, and marks a shift from the 2007 changes that emphasised more corporate engagement

Topic |   US-China tech war
Chinese lawmakers are updating a law promoting technological progress for the second time, adding language that gives the government an enhanced role in the development of advanced tech like semiconductors. Photo: Shutterstock
Chinese lawmakers are updating a law promoting technological progress for the second time, adding language that gives the government an enhanced role in the development of advanced tech like semiconductors. Photo: Shutterstock
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