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January 14, 2021

E-commerce Lends a Hand to Eradicating Rural Poverty in China

In 2015, President Xi committed to eradicating rural poverty by the end of 2020, and despite the economic distress brought on by the pandemic, China declared its momentous victory. While a mix of state policy and private sector support were key to the campaign’s success, digital technologies such as e-commerce played a pivotal role in improving the quality of life in rural areas and have brought China one step closer to realizing a moderately prosperous society.

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January 18, 2021

TWS: Jan. 18, 2021

The Weekly Steep China Newsletter brings you the latest China business insights from Jan. 11 – 18, 2021: A Dash of Reform Brings Home the Bacon; A Toast to 2021 and Beyond; All Magic Comes With a Price; Santa Brings No Coal for a Naughty China in 2020; E-commerce Lends a Hand to Eradicating Rural Poverty in China; and more!

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January 16, 2021

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The Coffee vs. Tea Newsletter brings you the latest US-China relations analysis: US-China Competition and the Battle for Africa; Using Semiconductors to Prevent Semi-Conductive US-China Relations; and more!

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