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China’s dead supermarkets

Young Chinese businesses, free of government control, are the future

By Yuan Ren   March 2016

A bus drives past people lighting fireworks on a street during the Eve of Chinese New Year in Beijing, Sunday, 7th February 2016. ©Andy Wong/AP/Press Association Images

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