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Chinese government restructures science, tech agency with U.S. in mind

April 6, 2023 at 2:00 PM
Beijing’s decision last month to reorganize its government by narrowing the role of its Ministry of Science and Technology and creating the Central Science and Technology Commission was a logical progression of China’s continued focus on advancing indigenous innovation -- and spurred as well by recent U.S. actions to limits its access to critical and emerging technologies, according to analysts and academics. The reorganization plan was published during Beijing’s annual “Two Sessions,” yearly overlapping meetings of its National People's Congress...

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