After 40 years of its reform and opening process, China is today the second largest economy in the world. With a population of 1.4 billion people, China laid the foundations for its modernization in four key areas: agriculture, industry, national defense, and science and technology. The internal (rural and urbanization policies) and external (creation of especial economic zones –EZZ, opening of large and medium sized coastal cities to the world, easier access for foreign direct investment, and China’s entry to the World Trade Organization in 2001) allowed for its GDP per capita to grow 9% every year.
This article written by Magali Silva is about China’s opening and reform process. Enclosed you will find an article written by Patricia Castro about football as a Chinese state policy, a piece written by Ambassador Jia Guide on Chinese- Peruvian cooperation, and an article written by Julio Panduro on China’s space conquest.
China: Football as a State Policy
Football has been implemented as a state policy in China. Since its first participation in the 1958 FIFA qualifying rounds, the male football team has only qualified to the 2002 World Cup, only once in 60 years.
The Vigorous Cooperation Between China and Peru
We are extremely pleased to see that Peruvian President Martin Vizcarra highlighted important mining investments, several of which were from Chinese companies.
China's Next Conquest Julio Panduro
The race began in 2007, when it destroyed the old meteorological satellite “Fengyu” with a ballistic missile and continued, that same year, with a set of defensive anti-satellite missile tests called ASAT.
Confucius Institute PUCP announced the winners of the one-year academic scholarships in China. “China’s Story” concert took place in the Great National Theater in Lima.