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The Global Innovation Index (GII) 2019 ranked 129 economies base
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China remained in first place in quality of innovation am
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untry also ranked second only to the US in 18 of the top 100 science and technology clusters.
This year’s report named Switzerland as the world’s most innovative country, follow
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Over the past 40 years, China has built “a first-class intellectual property system and infrastruc
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al property”, said the WIPO Director-General Francis Gurry in a previous China Daily report.