You are here

Documents - Contemporary China

PRC National Development and Reform Commission, Report on the Implementation of the 2015 Plan and on the 2016 Draft Plan for National Economic and Social Development, March 5, 2016

March 18, 2016

This report and plan for the next year was presented to the NPC on March 5 and adopted on March 16, 2016. This is the official translation from Xinhua.

Li Keqiang, Report on the Work of the Government, March 5, 2016

March 18, 2016

Premier Li Keqiang presented this report to the National People’s Congress on March 5. It was adopted on March 16, 2016. This is the official bilingual document from Xinhua.

PRC Ministry of Finance, Report on the Execution of the Central and Local Budgets for 2015 and the Central and Local Draft Budgets for 2016, March 5, 2016

March 18, 2016

The Chinese Ministry of Finance presented this report to the National People’s Congress on March 5. It was adopted on March 16, 2016. This is the official Xinhua translation of the report.

PRC State Council, 13th Five Year Plan for the Economic and Social Development of China, 2016

March 17, 2016

Formulated on the basis of the Recommendations of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC) for the 13th Five-Year Plan for Econo

Khan, Muslim, Trader, Nomad, Spy: China's Cold War and the People of the Tibetan Borderlands, 2015

March 1, 2016

Marissa Smith reviewed Sulmaan Wasif Khan's book for the History of War discussion list in Oct. 2017. It is reprinted here through Creative Commons license.

PRC White Papers

February 19, 2016

A listing of PRC-issued white papers on various topics.

PRC State Council, China’s Nuclear Emergency Preparedness, January 27, 2016

January 27, 2016

This government white paper was issued by the State Council of the People’s Republic of China.

Council on Foreign Relations, "CFR Backgrounders: The Shanghai Cooperation Organization," October 14, 2015

October 14, 2015

The Council on Foreign Relations published the backgrounder, "The Shanghai Cooperation Organization", to explain what the Shanghai Cooperation Organization is and its role in foreign policy today. The piece was written by Eleanor Albert.

U.S. Congressional–Executive Commission on China, "Annual Report 2015," October 8, 2015

October 8, 2015

The Congressional-Executive Commission offers its annual report on human rights in China and current affairs in regards to rule of law.

Pages