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China is an innovation superpower. This is why

China is investing more money into research and development, helping it become a superpower in innovation. Image: REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Briony Harris

Senior Writer, Formative Content

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The light pink line shows China’s sharp increase in R&D spending. Image: National Science Foundation
The orange line shows that China has more science and engineering graduates than anywhere else. Image: National Science Foundation
The patent market is dominated by the US, Japan and the EU. Image: National Science Foundation
China’s share of venture capitalist funds is growing, while the US share is in decline. Image: National Science Foundation
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