The visit of U.S. Defence Secretary Carter will help cement trust and expand the scope of India-U.S. defence cooperation. However, there are several important details around technology transfer that still need to be worked out before co-production of weapons can begin.
China Briefing republished Gateway House's Spike Nowak's feature on technology transfer in China. He explains how the economic heft and favourable policies of the Chinese government have aided the transfer of foreign technology to Chinese state-owned enterprises.
Over the past four years, China has switched from being an importer of high-speed trains to the world’s largest manufacturer. Much of this can be attributed to the transfer of foreign technology to Chinese state-owned enterprises. How have Chinese government policies and economic heft aided this effort?