Over the past three decades, local governments in China have used their powers to seize rural land deemed necessary for developments. Photo: Reuters

Coronavirus: could China’s rural land reform plan unleash a new round of economic growth?

  • Beijing is being urged to press on with land reform to offset the economic impact of the coronavirus
  • China’s household registration system and land-use laws have faced criticism for worsening the nation’s urban-rural divide and dragging on growth
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Over the past three decades, local governments in China have used their powers to seize rural land deemed necessary for developments. Photo: Reuters
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