China

Mohsen Shariatinia

Chinese Reforms Have Turned Forty: Any Shift in Paradigm?

The 19th Communist Party Congress was held last week. The significance of the Congress and its outcomes lies in one point: the change or continuity in the reform paradigm. Understanding what is happening at the 19th Communist Party Congress is not possible without knowing what happened at the Third Party Congress meetings in 1978 which created a paradigm shift in the course of China’s development. The key question raised about the developments in the Congress is whether ...