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Until recently China’s role in the global economy was confined to it being the world’s largest trading nation.
China is now stirring and expanding its role beyond trade to include finance and investment.
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.
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