Gao Shangquan, one of the minds behind China’s reform and opening up from the late 1970s onwards, died Sunday in Beijing, aged 92. Photo: SCMP Gao Shangquan, one of the minds behind China’s reform and opening up from the late 1970s onwards, died Sunday in Beijing, aged 92. Photo: SCMP
Gao Shangquan, one of the minds behind China’s reform and opening up from the late 1970s onwards, died Sunday in Beijing, aged 92. Photo: SCMP
China economy

Chinese economist Gao Shangquan’s death a blow to pro-market camp within Communist Party

  • Economist Gao Shangquan was one of the architects behind China’s opening up in the late 1970s and Hong Kong’s handover
  • Gao is said to have influenced top Chinese economic officials including Vice-Premier Liu He and central bank governor Yi Gang

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Gao Shangquan, one of the minds behind China’s reform and opening up from the late 1970s onwards, died Sunday in Beijing, aged 92. Photo: SCMP Gao Shangquan, one of the minds behind China’s reform and opening up from the late 1970s onwards, died Sunday in Beijing, aged 92. Photo: SCMP
Gao Shangquan, one of the minds behind China’s reform and opening up from the late 1970s onwards, died Sunday in Beijing, aged 92. Photo: SCMP
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