China has been a socioeconomic and political success since Chinese economic reforms began in the late 1970s. This success results from the combination of its hard-working and disciplined people, and robust Communist Party of China (CPC) leadership that has been willing to reinvent itself by learning from its own the mistakes and successes, as well as those of other countries. In the last decade, the CPC has been carefully assessing foreign economic, political, technological and social approaches and innovations, and skillfully adapting them to China’s unique context and needs; i.e. modify them to have Chinese characteristics. Read More