China in the World Economy: An OECD Economic and Statistical Survey

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This landmark study provides a comprehensive guide to all aspects of China's economy today, and also from a historical perspective. It also gives an authoritative view of the domestic policy challenges ahead as China adapts to WTO membership.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780749439187
  • Publisher: Kogan Page, Ltd.
  • Publication date: 2/28/2003
  • Edition description: BK&CDROM
  • Pages: 812
  • Product dimensions: 8.10 (w) x 11.06 (h) x 1.34 (d)

Table of Contents

Synthesis of the Main Findings of the Study 9
Pt. I Sector Studies
Ch. 1 Agricultural Prospects and Policies 57
Ch. 2 Rural Industries 83
Ch. 3 Implications for the Rural Economy 103
Ch. 4 Overview of Industry Prospects 125
Ch. 5 Industry Reorganisation and Restructuring: Prospects, Problems, and Policy Priorities 161
Ch. 6 Technology Challenges for China's Industries 193
Ch. 7 Challenges to China's Banking Industry 231
Ch. 8 The Development of China's Insurance Industry 269
Ch. 9 The Development of China's Distribution Sector 299
Ch. 10 Foreign Direct Investment: Prospects and Policies 321
Pt. II Economy-Wide Issues
Ch. 11 An OECD Perspective on Regulatory Reform in China 361
Ch. 12 The Role of Competition Law and Policy 389
Ch. 13 Establishing Effective Governance for China's Enterprises 429
Ch. 14 Developing the Financial System and Financial Regulatory Policies 455
Ch. 15 Priorities for Development of China's Capital Markets 495
Ch. 16 Labour Market and Social Benefit Policies 535
Ch. 17 Environmental Priorities for China's Sustainable Development 579
Ch. 18 The Current Tax System and Priorities for Reform 623
Ch. 19 Public Sector Budget Management Issues 645
Ch. 20 Issues Concerning Central-local Government Fiscal Relations 657
Ch. 21 China's Regional Development: Prospects and Policies 679
Ch. 22 Macroeconomic Policy Priorities to Realise the Benefits of Trade and Investment Liberalisation 713
Annex I Summary of China's Commitments under WTO 747
Annex II Summary of studies of the Impact of WTO on China 759
Annex III Managing rapid expansion of tertiary education provision 785
Annex IV Main economic indicators for China 809
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