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Rural China

The significance of China’s rural economy

Investors are well aware of the urbanisation story in China. Yet it is rural China, making up 40% of the population, which is now the focus of Xi Jinping’s next great transformation.

Written in partnership with SOAS’ Robert Ash, the Investec Investment Institute has analysed the significance of this opportunity, the political and economic drivers and the implications for investors.


The fast view
The next half billion: China’s rural residents

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Part 1:
Why Xi Jinping cares about the rural economy

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Part 2:
Rural Revitalisation under Xi Jinping

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Part 3:
China's political meritocracy

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Part 4:
E-commerce: driving rural revitalisation

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Part 5:
The future of China’s rural sector

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