tirsdag 28. mars 2017

In Rare Move, Chinese Think Tank Criticizes Tepid Pace of Reform

China’s ambitious plan to revamp its economy has bogged down. Flabby state conglomerates have thwarted attempts to whip them into commercial shape. Rules that treat millions of city-dwelling rural migrants like second-class citizens have barely budged. Such criticisms are common from skeptical foreign economists who have long argued that President Xi Jinping’s efforts to remake China’s economy and fix pernicious social problems have been too slow and tepid. But these withering findings on China’s reforms come from a startling place: from within the government itself. Read more