Deng Xiaoping


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Deng Xiaoping

A 20th-century Chinese statesman. Active in the Communist Party of China throughout his entire career, he served as China's de facto leader from 1978 until 1992. He was the major force behind China's pro-market reforms, including the establishment of a private sector and the acceptance of international trade. His reforms are credited with turning China into a global economic player. Deng lived from 1904 to 1997.
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To provide understanding beyond the figures and outputs, Li Zoujun, vice director-general of the Research Institute for Resources and Environment polices of the Development Research Centre of the State Council, characterises Deng Xiaoping economic reforms into what he calls 'four transitions'.
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I enjoyed Jacob Sullum's story on Chinese adoption ("Thank Deng Xiaoping for Little Girls," December).
Deng Xiaoping accelerates market reforms to establish a socialist market economy in the People's Republic of China.
China's long progression to its current, growing economic status began with reforms by Mao Zedong's most important successor, Deng Xiaoping, in the 1980s.
Former President Deng Xiaoping, who began China's market-oriented reforms, appears in the junior and senior high school versions, with emphasis on his economic vision.
The territory enjoys a high degree of autonomy since the handover as promised by the late Chinese patriarch Deng Xiaoping and stipulated under the Basic Law, its mini-constitution.
Since 1979, when Deng Xiaoping unleashed capitalism on his vast but introverted nation," the Financial Times noted recently, "China has conquered the world not with its armies but with its factories.
Christianity--whether Protestant or Catholic--has grown by leaps and bounds following the death of Mao in 1976 and the "open door" policy introduced by Deng Xiaoping in 1978, which Party leaders later called "market socialism.