More In­no­va­tive

Beijing Review - - This Week -

China is inch­ing to­ward a higher po­si­tion on the world’s in­no­va­tion in­dex rank­ing. A re­port re­leased on Au­gust 18 placed it 17th on the in­dex mea­sur­ing in­no­va­tion ca­pa­bil­ity out of 40 ma­jor ranked coun­tries.

The na­tional in­no­va­tion in­dex re­port 2016-17 by the Chi­nese Acad­emy of Sci­ence and Tech­nol­ogy for De­vel­op­ment (CASTED) shows the top five coun­tries as the United States, Ja­pan, Switzer­land, South Korea and Den­mark.

China moved one place higher in 2016, sur­pass­ing Bel­gium. It is the only de­vel­op­ing coun­try among the

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