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    In the early 1980s, when the Chinese government began encouraging private enterprise, Huaxi’s villagers chose to retain many pre-existing collective forms of social organization, but also adopt certain capitalist characteristics. Nine landmark towers in Huaxi village, East China’s Jiangsu province, are seen on Tuesday. Photo: IC Photo
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Gallery: China’s Richest Village

Huaxi village claims to be the wealthiest in China. The village government operates a business conglomerate that includes a Shenzhen-listed company Jiangsu Huaxicun Co. Ltd. According to the village’s official website, the government paid 1.5 billion yuan in taxes last year.

05.16.2019
In the early 1980s, when the Chinese government began encouraging private enterprise, Huaxi’s villagers chose to retain many pre-existing collective forms of social organization, but also adopt certain capitalist characteristics. Nine landmark towers in Huaxi village, East China’s Jiangsu province, are seen on Tuesday. Photo: IC Photo
The Long Wish Hotel, a 328-meter tall tower in Huaxi, was once the eighth-tallest building in the world. Photo: IC Photo
Hundreds of villas are seen in Huaxi village. Photo: IC Photo
A replica of White House in Huaxi. Photo: IC Photo
A replica of Paris’s Arc de Triomphe in Huaxi. Photo: IC Photo
A replica of a section of the Great Wall in Huaxi. Photo: IC Photo

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