Too tight? Ties between Little Swabia and China
CNBW suggestion: The New York Times
"How close are Germany and China? Consider Little Swabia"
This article focusses on Taicang, the pretzel factor, President Biden, and a study by the Bertelsmann Foundation: German-owned factories make the precision machinery that many Chinese manufacturers need to keep running. If Beijing succeeds in its bid for industrial self-reliance, China will no longer need them.
Complete article: here
(The New York Times - 19th March, 2021; by Keith Bradsher and Jack Ewing)
Bertelsmann Foundation, Study "Was Chinas Industriepolitik für die deutsche Wirtschaft bedeutet": here