U.S. trade policy toward China under the Trump Administration is heavily focused on addressing the perceived unfairness and competitive disadvantages created by China’s industrial policies, chief among them, Made in China 2025.
For two thorough explanations and analyses, we recommend you consult:
- The Mercator Institute for China Studies paper entitled, Made in China 2025: The making of a high-tech superpower and consequences for industrial countries, and
- The U.S. Chamber of Commerce paper entitled, Made in China 2025: Global Ambitions Built on Local Protections.
Based on these authors’ works, below is your shortcut Essential graphic on the core components of Made in China 2025. Feel free to share the graphic.
Andrea Durkin is the Editor-in-Chief of TradeVistas and Founder of Sparkplug, LLC. She is a nonresident Senior Fellow at the Chicago Council on Global Affairs and an adjunct fellow with CSIS. Ms. Durkin previously served as a U.S. Government trade negotiator and has proudly taught International Trade for the last fourteen years as an Adjunct Associate Professor at Georgetown University’s Master of Science in Foreign Service program.