Chapter 14 – Statistical Overview of Social Development
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* Zhang Liping is an associate researcher at the Sociology Institute of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences.

1 Economic Development

Chinese economic growth is stable. As of the end of the third quarter of 2012, national GDP was 32.0692 trillion yuan. Calculated based on constant prices, that’s a year-on-year growth of 7.7 percent. Growth in primary industries was 4.2 percent, 8.1 percent in…

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Liping, Zhang, “Chapter 14 – Statistical Overview of Social Development”, in: Chinese Research Perspectives Online, Edited by: International Advisory Board Chinese Research Perspectives Online. Consulted online on 18 December 2017 <>

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