China's Ongoing Agricultural Modernization: Challenges Remain After 30 Years of Reform
by Bryan Lohmar, Fred Gale
, Francis Tuan, and James Hansen
Economic Information Bulletin No. (EIB-51) 59 pp, April 2009
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Thirty years ago China began implementing a series of reforms to improve efficiency in agricultural production. Since then reforms have reshaped China’s agriculture and elevated its position in the world economy. This report provides an overview of current issues in China’s agricultural development, policy responses to these issues, and assesses the effects of these policies on China’s growing role in international markets.
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Keywords: China, economic reform, economic development, agricultural production, agricultural trade
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Abstract, Contents, and Summary 509 kb
Introduction , 35 kb
Background:China’s Economic Development and Implications for Agriculture , 559 kb
Challenges to China’s Continued Agricultural Modernization , 823 kb
Implications for China’s Future Trade , 337 kb
Conclusion , 35 kb
References , 52 kb
Entire report , 2,124 kb
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