OECD's 2013 Economic Survey of China examines recent economic developments, policies and prospects. Special chapters cover inclusive urbanisation and reforms for a healthier environment.
Table of contents:
Basic statistics of China Executive summary Assessment and recommendations -China continues to advance -China’s high growth can be sustained over the medium term -Further financial sector reforms are underway -Strengthening innovation and competition is essential for sustaining growth -Further reforms for inclusive urbanisation -Reforming sub-national finance to promote geographical equity and facilitate urbanisation -Greening the economy will require concerted efforts -Bibliography -Annex 1. OECD key recommendations on structural policie and selected aspects of the President’s report to the 18th Party Congress held in November 2012 Chapter 1. Urbanisation, growth and social inclusion -Urbanisation in China: a long history -Urbanisation has brought considerable benefits -Mitigating the costs associated with urbanisation -Housing and land -The role of government in urban development -MIgration and urban growth Providing public services to the families of migrants in cities -Reform of the hukou system -Constraints on further urbanisation -Conclusions -Bibliography Chapter 2. Reforms for a cleaner, healthier environment -Progress is being made but wide-ranging environmental challenges remain -Market-oriented reforms will help improve resource efficiency -Effective planning and strong standards are also needed -Conclusions