How China Made It

Broadcaster Discovery Asia-Pacific & Youku

3 x 50′ for Discovery Asia-Pacific & Youku

In the last 40 years, China has changed faster than any country on Earth.

Bare statistics tell this story: GDP growth from $400 billion to $82 trillion; personal incomes risen by 9000%; life expectancy up by more than 17 years; time spent in education up by more than 5 years…

But what does this break-neck change feel like to the millions of Chinese people who lived – and are still living – through it?

And what of the two big questions: how did such change come about? And why?


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