12th Five-Year Plan

Can Airport Investment Clear the Runway for Growth?

China’s 12th Five Year Plan (2011-2015) has identified infrastructure development as essential for maintaining economic growth, and under it local governments will be footing the bill for airport renovations, expansions...

One-Child Policy Safe in Guangdong

Officials in Guangdong have reversed plans to ease the province’s family planning policy and allow certain couples to have two children. From China Daily: A document on family planning in Guangdong’s 12th Five-Year...

Peter Bosshard: Dam Nation

For Foreign Policy, dam expert Peter Bosshard writes about China’s new five-year plan, which appears to be environmentally conscious but, in Bosshard’s view, “proposes to sacrifice the country’s arteries...

Li Keqiang Sets Out Energy and Sustainability Priorities

Newly published comments made by Vice Premier Li Keqiang last December outline China’s energy policy priorities, and appear to confirm the introduction of new pollution taxes as part of the country’s 12th Five Year...



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