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Nov 05, 2018 07:19 PM
ECONOMY

How the Compass Used to Steer China’s Reforms First Took Form on a Boat in 1985

Shanghai has become a world economic powerhouse after China’s reform and opening-up began 40 years ago.Photo: VCG
Shanghai has become a world economic powerhouse after China’s reform and opening-up began 40 years ago.Photo: VCG

Editor’s note: This year marks the 40th anniversary of the launch of China’s reform and opening-up policy that has transformed the nation into an economic powerhouse. As the world seeks to better understand the major reforms underpinning the country’s rapid economic expansion, Chinese economists are a key group worth watching due to their role advising the country’s top leadership and increasing public understanding of the market economy. By doing so, they helped reshape what was once one of Asia’s most backward economies.

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