3rd 5 year plan 1962-65

  • Created by: KimNoel
  • Created on: 08-02-19 14:16

3rd five year plan

What is it:

  • started in 1962, focused on agricultue and industry, and trying to improve the economy.
  • Started and drawn up by Chen Yun.
  • The Great Leap was sped up in 1962, when Lui and Deng was put in charge.


  • Broke up communes.
  • More realistic targets were set.
  • Economy improved in all sectors
  • Closed down thousands of inefficient projects set up during "The Great Leap Forward". Meaning that people were focusing on icentives.
  • Brought back centralised control.
  • Mao accepted some responsibility as a chairman of the party for the mistakes made by the


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