The US is by far the dominant country when it comes to making money with innovation. China is also improving. European companies lag way behind. Does Europe stand a chance of coming up with the next game changer?
US President Donald Trump has taken actions to redress what he says are unfair trading relationships with Europe, China, Canada and Mexico. DW takes a look at what he has done and how those affected have responded.
After Trump reiterated his anti-free trade rhetoric at the G7, European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker hit back with a more traditional weaponry known as "the facts." German automakers eye proceedings nervously.
After all, it's better to play it safe. As it becomes a global tech power, China is investing in technologies that have pitfalls, including blockchain technology, says DW's Frank Sieren.
As the EU launches a complaint at the world's trade watchdog over US tariffs, the bloc is also taking China to task. The EU warned that "if the main players don't stick to the rulebook, the whole system might collapse."
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