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China’s swift transformation from impoverished agricultural society to manufacturing powerhouse has become a defining aspect of recent world history. But how did China accomplish this feat? Wendover Productions provides a well-researched, succinct answer to this question. getAbstract recommends this informative video, which covers both the history and the future of China’s economy, to the general-interest viewer and to anybody with a stake in the Chinese market.

In this summary, you will learn

  • How China achieved rapid economic growth and
  • Why China’s manufacturing industry isn’t “entirely sustainable” over the long term.
 

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Wendover Productions publishes short educational videos that explain how the world works. 

 

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In less than 40 years, China has grown its GDP from $200 billion to $11 trillion. Chinese leader Deng Xiaoping began opening the country to the global economy in 1978. He privatized businesses, welcomed foreign investment and designated special economic zones as “

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