China’s ‘Two Sessions’: Spotlight on Supply Chain Resilience and Next-Gen Technologies
Apr 2, 2021
Author : Yang Wang
A lot of recent media attention has focused on China’s tech policies, as the fractures in the global trading system, technology space and geopolitics continue to widen.
The annual ‘Two Sessions’ of the National People’s Congress (NPC) and the National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), where policy makers pass important legislations for the year, were held in early March. This year’s sessions coincide with the beginning of the 14th ‘Five-Year Plan’, as well as a renewed focus on several science and technology fronts.
This report provides a deep-dive of China’s tech policies in the changing environment, as envisioned in the various working reports of the two sessions.
Table of Contents:
- Takeaway 1: Increased R&D Spending
- Takeaway 2: ‘Made in China 2025’ to ‘Sci-Tech Innovation 2030’
- Takeaway 3: Modernization of Industrial and Technology Supply Chains
- Takeaway 4: Recognition of ‘Digital Infrastructure’ as Strategic Initiative
- Takeaway 5: Application of Technology to Improve Living Standards
Number of Pages: 11
Published Date: April 2021