"The strategy is likely to succeed in elevating a small vanguard of Chinese manufacturers. ...These frontrunners are likely to dominate their sectors on the Chinese market and become fierce competitors on international markets."
"At the same time, Made in China 2025 will probably fail...to catalyze a comprehensive, broad-scale technological upgrading across the Chinese economy. The deep transformation of China's entire manufacturing base will most probably not be achieved within the ambitious timeframe set by the Chinese leadership."
"This is no reason for complacency...Made in China 2025 is a forceful and smart challenge to the leading economies of today. European and U.S. decision makers in politics and business will have to provide equally smart answers to this challenge."