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PRC White Papers

February 3, 2020

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

PRC State Council, Food Security in China, October 2019

October 14, 2019

The State Council Information Office of the People's Republic of China published this white paper on food security.

PRC State Council, China and the World in the New Era, September 2019

September 28, 2019

The State Council Information Office of the People’s Republic of China published this white paper on China’s ties with the wider world.

PRC State Council, Seeking Happiness for People – 70 Years of Progress on Human Rights in China, September 2019

September 23, 2019

This government white paper was published in advance of the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China.

PRC State Council, Equality, Development and Sharing: Progress of Women's Cause in 70 Years Since New China's Founding, September 2019

September 19, 2019

This government white paper was published in advance of the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China

PRC State Council, Nuclear Safety in China, September 2019

September 3, 2019

China is rapidly expanding its nuclear power generation capacity. The government issued this white paper.

PRC State Council, Vocational Education and Training in Xinjiang, August 2019

August 16, 2019

The Chinese government released this white paper on its programs in Xinjiang, describing them as an effective response to terrorism and extremism.

PRC State Council, China’s National Defense in the New Era (新时代的中国国防), July 24, 2019

July 24, 2019

The Information Office of the State Council published this White Paper (白皮书) on Xi Era National Defense in English and Chinese.

PRC State Council, “Historical Matters Concerning Xinjiang, July 21, 2019

July 21, 2019

The Chinese government’s information office issued the following statement. It offers the government’s official history of Xinjiang, asserting that it has been part of China for many centuries.

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