One of the most challenging aspects of China’s integration into the world economy is the weak application of the rule of law to interactions between private and public spheres (as well as among individuals). It “appears(link to Financial Times story)”:http://news.ft.com/servlet/ContentServer?pagename=FT.com/StoryFT/FullStory&c=StoryFT&cid=1071251721435&p=1012571727102 that this may be about to change bq. China’s Communist party on Monday formally called for protection of private property to be written into the country’s constitution along with references to the political theory of former president Jiang Zemin.
Peter Gallagher is student of piano and photography. He was formerly a senior trade official of the Australian government. For some years after leaving government, he consulted to international organizations, governments and business groups on trade and public policy.
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