Critics have long described China’s hukou system as a form of internal passport that limits freedom of movement among rural residents. Photo: newsgd.com Critics have long described China’s hukou system as a form of internal passport that limits freedom of movement among rural residents. Photo: newsgd.com
Critics have long described China’s hukou system as a form of internal passport that limits freedom of movement among rural residents. Photo: newsgd.com

China must relax residency curbs, land rights to offset effect of trade war, former finance minister says

  • China’s former finance minister Lou Jiwei has urged Beijing to ease curbs on residency and land ownership to offset the effects of the trade war
  • The outspoken reformist official said the two systems had caused a ‘series of economic, social and political problems’

Topic |   China economy
Critics have long described China’s hukou system as a form of internal passport that limits freedom of movement among rural residents. Photo: newsgd.com Critics have long described China’s hukou system as a form of internal passport that limits freedom of movement among rural residents. Photo: newsgd.com
Critics have long described China’s hukou system as a form of internal passport that limits freedom of movement among rural residents. Photo: newsgd.com
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