S. China Province Reinvents Self to Lead National Change – John Ruwitch

From Reuter,

Over the years, this village-turned-urban sprawl in south China has conjured up images of low-cost, low-tech factories churning out the stuff that fuelled China’s economic take off.

Shenzhen
was the testing ground for the first tentative steps that China took over two decades ago to reform and open up its economy to the outside world.

It was from Shenzhen — the original “special economic zone” — that the workshops of China’s export-oriented juggernaut spread like weeds up the banks of the Pearl River to places like Dongguan, Guangzhou and Foshan.
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November 16, 2006 11:06 PM
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