Structural Economic Reform in China: The Role of the Shanghai Free Trade Zone (ESCAP Trade Insights: Issue No.3)

Structural Economic Reform in China: The Role of the Shanghai Free Trade Zone (ESCAP Trade Insights: Issue No.3)

Date: 
Friday, November 7, 2014
Type: 
Public information and advocacy materials
Abstract

This note reviews the emerging imbalances in the Chinese economy and the attendant need for structural reforms, including financial sector and services liberalization. The role that the recently launched Shanghai Free Trade Zone could play in accelerating these reforms is then considered, alongside an assessment of progress to date.

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