IDEAS home Printed from https://ideas.repec.org/
MyIDEAS: Login to save this article or follow this journal

Land Acquisition Compensation in China –Problems & Answers

Since the introduction of the ‘open door’ policy in 1978, China has made significant progress in all aspects. Rapid economic development has sped up the urbanisation of the country. In 1995, there were 640 cities in China. At the end of 1999 the number increased to 667. The high rate of urbanisation has led to great demand for land for infrastructure and property developments. In order to obtain more developable land, the government has implemented various measures, including compulsory land acquisitions to meet the demand. In 1995, about 812 km2 of land was acquired by the government. In 1999, the amount of land acquired was about 340 km2. Although this indicates a falling trend, the amount of land acquired was still very substantial. Land acquisition in China is carried out according to the provisions of the People’s Republic of China Land Administration Law. At present, the law does not address the issue of just compensation to the affected people, and has caused great discontent. This paper attempts to identify the problems and suggests recommendations for improvement.

If you experience problems downloading a file, check if you have the proper application to view it first. In case of further problems read the IDEAS help page. Note that these files are not on the IDEAS site. Please be patient as the files may be large.

File URL: http://www.umac.mo/fba/irer/papers/past/Vol6_pdf/136-152%20PRC2.pdf
File Function: Full text
Download Restriction: no

Article provided by Asian Real Estate Society in its journal International Real Estate Review.

Volume (Year): 6 (2003)
Issue (Month): 1 ()
Pages: 136-152

as
in new window

Handle: RePEc:ire:issued:v:06:n:01:2003:p:136-152
Contact details of provider: Postal: Asia Real Estate Society, 51 Monroe Street, Plaza E-6, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
Web page: http://www.asres.org/

Order Information: Postal: Asian Real Estate Society, 51 Monroe Street, Plaza E-6, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
Web: http://www.asres.org/ Email:


No references listed on IDEAS
You can help add them by filling out this form.

This item is not listed on Wikipedia, on a reading list or among the top items on IDEAS.

When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:ire:issued:v:06:n:01:2003:p:136-152. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.

For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (IRER Secretary Office/Webmaster)

If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.

If references are entirely missing, you can add them using this form.

If the full references list an item that is present in RePEc, but the system did not link to it, you can help with this form.

If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.

Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.

This information is provided to you by IDEAS at the Research Division of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis using RePEc data.