Category Archives: China Economy

Western China Development (1)

In 1999, the Chinese government publically announced its official plan to develop western China. Its goal is to try to achieve a satisfactory level of economic development in the western part of the country in a five-to-ten-year frame and to establish a “new western China” by the middle of the 21st century. In its view, [...]

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The Qingyuan Recycling Demonstration Base

The recycling industry in Qingyuan City has a history of over 20 years. Since its inception, it has grown into a large-scale industry with local characteristics and an excellent reputation for collection, dismantling and processing waste materials. Some RMB 1.5 billion has been invested in the China Qingyuan Recycling Resource Demonstration Base, invested and operated [...]

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The History and Changes of Agriculture (3)

China’s main grain crops are rice, wheat, corn, soybeans and tuber crops. Paddy rice is the major grain crop in China, grown mainly in the Yangtze River valley and southern China, and on the Yunnan-Guizhou Plateau. Wheat accounts for slightly more than one fifth of the total output of grain, planted mainly on the North [...]

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