Tag: Rural Issues

China Continues Rural Support with Agribusiness Tax Incentives

By Amy Ling and Hardy Zhou This year marks the 11th consecutive year in which the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China has focused on rural issues in its most important policy statement of the year, the No....

/ October 16, 2014

Beyond the Export Boom: Opportunities for Agribusiness Investment in China

By Catherine Matacic When Howard Wu’s son was born in 2009, he celebrated by doing what many proud Chinese fathers do: he broke into his cache of powdered milk formula. For months before his son’s birth, he had hoarded tins...

/ April 2, 2014

Land Reform Efforts in China

Despite reform efforts in recent years, land seizures in China have become a growing source of social unrest.by Zhu Keliang and Roy ProstermanGrievances arising from compulsory land expropriations conducted by government authorities, also known as eminent domain in the United...

/ October 1, 2012

Consumer Confidence Rises in Rural China

Despite slowing economic growth, Chinese consumer confidence is at its highest level since 2005. According to Nielsen’s Global Survey of Consumer Confidence and Spending Intentions, China ranked the fourth most optimistic among the survey’s 56 country participants in the first...

/ July 1, 2012