Arrow Artboard Created with Sketch. Artboard Created with Sketch. Title Chevron Title Chevron Icon Facebook Icon Linkedin Icon Mail Contact Path Layer Icon Mail Positive Arrow Icon Print Business China ties the US as the most influential nation in science Japanese annual ranking suggests 'Trump effect' could make China the sole leader When it comes to making lightning-fast computers, China takes the crown.
July 6, 2017 10:00 JST | China TOKYO China now ranks as the most influential country in four of eight core scientific fields, matching the U.S., according to the Japan Science and Technology Agency.
And with U.S. President Donald Trump planning a major spending cut for the sciences, China could well take the sole lead.
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