What do I need to Know: China Economy

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3 Statistics about food production
The GLF saw Grain production decreased by 38 millions tons from 1957-1961, In the 1st five year plan agricultural output only grew at 2.1% per year, 1949-51 it was 14.1%, 60% of cultivated land was affected by typhoon or flood during the GLF
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3 impacts of the communes
Life in the communes for women was harder, less food, **** was occurring, 4 pests campaign saw ag prod decline, following lysenkoism saw ag prd fall further
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3 Impacts of the 1st 5 year plan
China in debt to the USSR, Growth of Industrial Working class, Heavy industry tripled, coal grew at 115%, crude oil 72% steel by 129%
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3 ways Mao moved towards an industrial economy
Expansion of the urban workforce to 6million, Geographical exploration in areas such as Xinjiang gave more resources such as oil, Workers had job security
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3 Causes of the great famine
Natural disaster, the wind of exaggeration, Mao's previous use of terror discouraged any dissent
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3 Influences of the soviet union on economic policy
Lysenkoism saw agricultural production fall, loans from the soviet union allowed industrialisation to be carried out at a greater pace, friendhsip saw specialists go to russia and assist teh economy
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What was teh role of terror on the economy
Anti-Rightist campaign saw the loss of intellectuals
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Impact of the 4 pests campaign
Led to reduced ag prod as, no-one could tend to the fields, and the sparrowcide saw caterpillar population grow, thus leading to ag prod decreasing
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Impacts of the backyard steel campaign
Agricultural prod declined due to no-one tending to the fields, deforestation led to soil erosion, consumer good shortage
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