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Introduction to China's Industrial Parks
By China Knowledge
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,220. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
China’s rapid economic growth has attracted the attention of foreign investors all over the world, and the flow of foreign investment into China has had much to do with the country’s establishment of development zones and industrial parks.
Overview of China's Economy
By China Knowledge
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,400. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
The reform that started in late 1978 has turned China into the fastest growing major economy in the world. In 2008, China’s GDP grew 9.0% and reached RMB 30.1 trillion (US$4.4 trillion ). In the same year, China’s economy was the third-largest economy in the world, 20% larger than Germany’s. China is expected to replace Japan as the world’s second-largest economy in 2010.
Industrial Parks in Sichuan
By China Knowledge
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 4,420. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
Chengdu is situated on the western edge of the Sichuan Basin. The climate is mild and humid. Rainfall is reliable year round but peaks in summer. As a result of its strategic geographic location, Chengdu acts as the gateway to the southwestern region. This city is also the economic, commercial, financial, transportation and communication center of Southwest China.
China's Ancient Tea Horse Road
By Cognoscenti Books
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 10,640. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
The antique Silk Road that connected the Chinese and Mediterranean Worlds for more than a millennium, facilitating the exchange of both goods and cultures, is widely known and celebrated. Less familiar is its more southerly equivalent, the ‘Ancient Tea-Horse Road’ that once linked the lush gardens of southwest China with the frigid wastelands of Tibet and the torrid plains of northern India.