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China: Self-reliant tech strategy to focus on semiconductors, basic research

March 1, 2021 at 6:29 PM
Chinese officials on Friday outlined aspects of Beijing’s plan to become technologically self-reliant, advancing its science and technology capabilities by focusing on enhancing semiconductor manufacturing, research and development policies and support of basic research. Chinese Minister of Science and Technology Wang Zhigang described the six prongs of Beijing’s new science and technology plan, which is expected to be outlined in greater detail in the coming days as part of China’s next five-year plan. The plans will be addressed during parallel...

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