Should foreign companies be worried about Made In China 2025, an ambitious government plan aimed to upgrade the country’s manufacturing in 10 sectors, including robotics, artificial intelligence, aviation, biomedicine and green energy? While Chinese officials have stated the policy is a truly open system, and that China will treat all enterprises equally and without discrimination, Mariusz Trzaskowski thinks otherwise. He notes that in recent years, foreign firms have tried to make batteries for electric cars in China, however, did not get the license to build the large batteries as it is all dominated by local suppliers.


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