China is pouring hundreds of billions of dollars into its economy in a new effort to support growth. Some of it is going into roads and bridges and other big projects that will keep the economy humming. And some of it is going into eggs.
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.
The Chinese government has adopted a 'Made in China 2025' economic development strategy which is emerging as a huge risk to Germany's economic base, says economist Christian Rusche from the IW think tank in Cologne.
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."
The word's third-largest economy has grown by a much stronger rate than expected by analysts, fresh figures from the government have shown. The expansion came on the back of stronger domestic demand.
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