China is promoting startup companies as the country moves away from export-led growth towards a more service-oriented economy. But the transition is not easy for most startup entrepreneurs, who are struggling despite government funding.
The top US trade negotiator has described China's industrial policies as a "very serious problem." US President Donald Trump has accused China of cheating the US economy out of "hundreds of billions of dollars."
Intellectual property (IP) is back in focus after US President Trump asked his trade office to look into the issue of China allegedly stealing American technology and IP, and eroding US firms' competitive edge.
Just as US President Donald Trump seeks to target Beijing over what he thinks are "unfair trade practices," the Treasury Department has confirmed that China has more holdings of US debt than any other nation.
China is celebrating the 90th anniversary of the founding of its People's Liberation Army. The question now is how China's leadership wants to use the army in the future, DW's Frank Sieren writes.
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