While the West continues to suffer the worst of the virus, China has largely recovered, and Xi took the opportunity to tout his country’s return to normalcy and the attainment of its economic growth goals with record-breaking trade figures.
The People’s Republic was set to be the only major economy in the world to expand this year.
“China’s aim is to become the global pharmacy to the world — it says that. It wants to disrupt, to dominate, and displace American and other Western companies.”
In 2015, China unveiled “Made in China 2025,” a national plan to make it the world’s leader in 10 high-tech manufacturing sectors, including bio-medicine, by 2025.