Photo Essay: China’s 30 Years of Economic Overdrive

Foreign Affairs has posted a slideshow showing 30 years of Chinese economic reforms:

This month marks the 30-year anniversary of economic reforms launched by late Chinese leader Deng Xiaoping. The opening up of the economy unleashed an explosion of economic development that since 1981 has freed an astounding 600 million plus Chinese from extreme poverty and made China a leading world power.

Also see China’s Winding Road to Reform by Hugo Restall from The Wall Street Journal.


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