China released its 10-year national plan, Made in China 2025, earlier this year. The plan is designed to push the country’s manufacturing efforts up the value chain of industrialization.
The plan will be followed by two more with the aim of transforming China into a leading manufacturing power by the year 2049, which will be the 100th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China.
China Daily reports that the plan highlights the main sectors that will be focused on: new information technology, numerical control tools and robotics, aerospace equipment, ocean engineering equipment and ships, railway equipment, energy saving and new energy vehicles, power equipment, new materials, biological medicine and medical devices, and agricultural machinery.
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