Evelyn Cheng: China talks up a future in which it needs collaboration with the U.S. and other countr

1/11/2020 - 09:56

Self-reliance’ in technology
Han and four other central government officials were speaking a day after the release of preliminary details on a plan for economic development from 2021 to 2025, also known as the 14th Five-Year Plan. This week’s meeting of the central committee of China’s ruling Communist Party also addressed goals for the year 2035.
The meeting emphasized China’s need to pursue “self-reliance” in technology as a strategy for national development, according to state media. The country has been accelerating its own development of critical technologies such as semiconductors and a navigation system to rival the U.S. Global-Positioning System (GPS).