China’s Reform and Opening-Up Opens the Door for African Growth

Data Shows China’s Strong Support for the WTO

Maintaining the framework of the World Trade Organization (WTO) is a key issue for the prosperity of every country – including China. In developing countries well over a billion people have been lifted out of poverty by economic growth underpinned by globalization, while international trade strongly supports the living standard of advanced countries.

A Legacy of Reform in Xiaogang

Yan was born in 1973 to a farming family in Xiaogang, a small village in eastern China’s Anhui province. The eldest of five siblings, Yan saw little prospect for his family in the way farming was done in the village, and decided to find out what was out there.