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Contents
List of Tables
Acknowledgements
Introduction
Summary
1 Politics
China and Taiwan
The regaining of sovereignty over Hong Kong on 1 July 1997 and Macao on 20 
December 1999
Tibet
Uighurs
Human rights: general aspects; a chronology of later developments; religion; the 
internet and mobile phones; study abroad.
SARS
Bird flu
AIDS
Pig disease
Direct elections at the local level
A chronology of political developments, congresses and central committee 
sessions since March 1993
2 The economy
Introduction
Agriculture: policy since 1945; some general facts and figures; the Household 
Responsibilty System; changes in procurement policy and prices; success and 
failures; changes in the hukou system; problems; the World Trade Organization
The market gradually replacing central planning: history and measures of the 
increasing importance of the market; prices; monetary policy and the banking 
system; a chronology of financial developments
The reform of state industrial enterprises: a history of reforms; manpower; the 
discarding of social functions (unemployment benefits; pensions; health and 
housing); later reform periods: 1994-7; shareholding and privatization (sales 
and leasing); a chronology of developments in ownership policy and state 
enterprise reform; the non-state, non-agricultural sectos: the private sector, 
foreign-invested enterprises and township-village enterprises (TVEs); the 
importance of these sectors as a proportion of industrial output; the private 
sector as a whole as a percentage of GDP; the private, non-agricultural sector 
as a percentage of GDP; the underground economy; the D?Long Corporation; TVEs
The `open-door? policy: foreign trade; general aspects; the WTO; yuan 
convertibility; exchange rate policy; the Asian financial crisis; direct foreign 
investment: definition; volume and other indicators of importance; investment 
overseas by Chinese companies; China and Taiwan; conditions; the gradual opening 
up of sectors; developments in conditions; Special Economic Zones (SEZs)
Economic performance: global significance; GDP (including purchasing-power 
parity estimates of GDP) and GDP growth; sources of growth; poverty; inflation; 
unemployment; pollution; energy sources; labour unrest 
Postscript
Bibiliography
Index

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

China -- Politics and government -- 20th century.
Taiwan -- Politics and government -- 20th century.
China -- Economic conditions -- 20th century.