Scientific and Technological Potential of China: Results and Prospects of Development

DOI: 10.20542/0131-2227-2012-10-79-83

I. Nasibov, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, 32/34, Smolenskaya-Sennaya Sq., Moscow, 119200, Russian Federation (

Abstract. The article describes the main achievements of China in the sphere of science and technology in the period of 2006–2010. During this period the country faced a number of serious problems in R&D promotion. An idea to undertake an innovation sprint is one of key ones for China in the period of 2011-2015. By 2020China pretends to join the club number of nations with innovative economies and by the middle of the XXI century to become a world leader in science and technology.

Keywords: China, five-year plan, research and development, innovation, Shenzhou, scientific and technical cooperation

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For citation:
Nasibov I. Scientific and Technological Potential of China: Results and Prospects of Development. World Eonomy and International Relations, 2012, no. 10, pp. 79-83.

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