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China's five year economic plan is rich with symbolism

  • Written by The Conversation
imageContinued prosperity is part of the unwritten contract between China and her people.Kim Kyung Hoon/Reuters

China’s latest five-year plan, the details of which were endorsed at last week’s fifth plenum, aims to double the nation’s GDP and per capita income by 2020 (from 2010 numbers).

The 2020 deadline is important because it is the...

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