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Memo on the Grain Issue (Research Report)


  • Gao Xiaomeng


1. Since 1979, the pace of rural economic growth has speeded up greatly. From 1982 to 1984, in particular, after the breakthrough in reforming the rural system, farm products increased at an extraordinary rate. During the three years, grain output rose by 150 billion catties, an average yearly increase of 50 billion. This marked a fundamental turning point in a country that, historically, had always had a grain shortage.

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  • Gao Xiaomeng, 1994. "Memo on the Grain Issue (Research Report)," Chinese Economy, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 27(3), pages 28-62, May.
  • Handle: RePEc:mes:chinec:v:27:y:1994:i:3:p:28-62

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