Hello and welcome to the 36th issues of Beijing Review.
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From Rags to Riches shows how the town of Zhili transformed itself from a run-down backwater into the capital of children’s wear over 40 years of reform and opening up. And local entrepreneurs have not rested on their laurels, continuing to keep pace with rapid developments in science and technology and participating in philanthropic activities.
Industry Backlash looks at the reaction of a range of American industries to the proposed new tariffs on Chinese goods at public hearings held by the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative in Washington, D.C. They believe that the tariffs will raise prices of U.S. goods and damage its companies and consumers.
Carnival of Books looks at how book fairs showcase new trends in publishing. Chinese publishers are going global with overseas partnerships and embracing new technologies. And book events are being held in cities all over China, from Beijing and Shanghai to Shenzhen and Chengdu.
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