Jost Wübbeke is the Head of Program Economy & Technology at the Mercator Institute for China Studies (MERICS). The focus of his research is on China’s innovation policy and digital economy. He written about industrial policy, smart manufacturing, and the Internet of Things in China. He is the co-author of a new report on China’s industrial policy, “Made in China 2025: The Making of a High-Tech Superpower and Consequences for Industrial Countries.”
Last Updated: January 24, 2017
China’s ambitious high-tech strategy is raising alarm in industrialized nations. From American and South Korean chipmakers to German car and machine manufacturers, some industry leaders expect the imminent arrival of strong Chinese competitors. Does...