China Unveils 15-year Plan

Friday, February 10, 2006
China announced its 15-year plan to invest in technologies ranging from genetics to energy-efficient cars in an effort to spur economic growth and improve environmental protection. The plan issued by the Cabinet calls for China to raise spending on research to two percent of economic output by 2010 and 2.5 percent by 2020, although it didn't give the current spending level. It promises to encourage private research spending by offering tax breaks and improving patent and copyright protections. The new plan calls for development in 11 key areas, including the environment, agriculture, manufacturing, power generation and defense. It includes a call for pioneering work in genetic engineering, superconductors, deep-sea exploration, lasers and other technologies. Other areas targeted in the new plan include high-speed rail transport, energy-efficient automobiles, treatment for heart and brain ailments, and medical equipment. (Source: The Hindu)

Maritime Today


The Maritime Industry's original and most viewed E-News Service

Maritime Reporter January 2016 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

News

Kemp Joins PMSA as Vice President

The Pacific Merchant Shipping Association (PMSA) announced the hire of Carl Kemp as a Vice President based in the organization’s Long Beach office.    Kemp brings

Crowley Christens 2nd LNG-ready Product Tanker

Crowley christens second of four newly built, LNG-ready product tankers for use in U.S. coastwise trade   Crowley Maritime Corp. has christened the second of

VT Halter Delivers ATB Tug to Bouchard

VT Halter Marine, Inc. announced the delivery of the M/V Morton S. Bouchard Jr., the first of the two 6,000 horsepower Twin Screw Articulated Tug Barge (ATB) tugs to Bouchard Transportation Co.

 
 
Maritime Careers / Shipboard Positions Maritime Contracts Maritime Security Maritime Standards Naval Architecture Port Authority Ship Simulators Shipbuilding / Vessel Construction Sonar Winch
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.0701 sec (14 req/sec)