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Roots of Competitiveness: China's Evolving Agriculture Interests
     

Roots of Competitiveness: China's Evolving Agriculture Interests

by Daniel H. Rosen, Scott Rozelle, Jikun Huang
 

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ISBN-10: 0881323764

ISBN-13: 9780881323764

Pub. Date: 07/28/2004

Publisher: Peterson Institute for International Economic

It is a cliché that China is the world's manufactured goods factory, but most observers are just as certain that China's farmers are a serious burden on growth. Yet China in fact has the makings of an internationally competitive agricultural sector, with the market setting most prices, farmers shifting quickly toward what they produce best, and significant

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It is a cliché that China is the world's manufactured goods factory, but most observers are just as certain that China's farmers are a serious burden on growth. Yet China in fact has the makings of an internationally competitive agricultural sector, with the market setting most prices, farmers shifting quickly toward what they produce best, and significant research and development focused on biotechnology and other promising areas. China's trade interests are changing as its farmers become more competitive, and this transformation will have major implications for world trade talks and global economic welfare. This study traces the steps China has taken to make agriculture a winning sector, the evidence that its initiatives are working, and the course the country is likely to take.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780881323764
Publisher:
Peterson Institute for International Economic
Publication date:
07/28/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
96
Product dimensions:
6.08(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.20(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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