Every day brings news of technological breakthroughs. We are entering a world of “digital manufacturing” and “the next production revolution” where traditional factory floors are being transformed with new and more efficient processes.
As the Chinese economy matures to a slower but more sustainable growth path, policy efforts need to focus more on efficiency, stability and inclusiveness, according to a new OECD report.
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Report prepared for the G20 Science, Technology and Innovation Ministers Meeting in Beijing, China, 4 November 2016
Leaders of the G20 countries meeting at their Summit in Hangzhou, China, have called on the OECD to help develop an agenda to build a stronger, more innovative and inclusive world economy.
This workshop, organised jointly by the Agricultural Trade Promotion Center of the Ministry of Agriculture (ATPC) of China and the OECD, will discuss the key policy issue of how to ensure that productivity growth in agriculture globally and, in particular, in China is sufficient to meet growing demand and that it is done sustainably.
Innovation is a central element of China’s reform agenda. Chinese innovations have benefited the world throughout history. Today, with the right policy mix, China could continue to inspire new scientific and technological advances, helping to revitalize the global economy.
This paper discusses actors and resources in China's science and innovation system, science & technology performance and general purpose technologies. It provided input to the OECD Review of China's Innovation Policy. An annex assesses international comparability of China's S&T indicators.
This review assesses the current status of China’s national innovation system and policies, and recommends the most important improvements required in both the policy and institutional environments for China to succeed in promoting innovation through a market-based approach.
Governments should work more closely with companies and strengthen enforcement to fight the rising global trade in counterfeit and pirated goods, according to a new OECD report.
As a follow-up to recommendations from the two reviews on China which had an important impact on legislation and policy development in the sector, the OECD is aiming to strengthen the research on tertiary education