Wall Street Journal

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the American Chamber of Commerce in China say there is evidence of “a deep, concerted and continuing effort” by provincial officials to pursue the central government’s Made in China 2025 plan, which seeks to make China a leader in electric vehicles, aerospace, robotics and other frontiers of manufacturing. A White House investigation into Chinese trade practices last year concluded the program created an unfair playing field for American companies, including by making their trade secrets vulnerable to Chinese competitors, Bob Davis and Lingling Wei report.