Technology Imports and Foreign Investment

  • A. S. Bhalla


The four periods discussed in Chapter 3 can be characterised by the degree of technological isolation or self-reliance (the Great Leap and to a lesser extent, Cultural Revolution periods) or that of dependence on imports of foreign technology (the Soviet and post-Mao periods).


Foreign Investment Foreign Exchange Foreign Trade Foreign Capital European Economic Community 
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