Integrating Rural and Urban Pensions
The inequality caused by the urban-rural dual structure is a major obstacle for China in marching toward a market-oriented economy. Abolishing these unequal systems and building a fair and sustainable social security system is a major task for the Central Government
A Fair Share

The State Council, China's cabinet, decided at an executive meeting to integrate the basic pension systems for urban and rural residents. This is considered to be an important step by the Chinese Government in pushing forward social reform. It indicates that China has begun the arduous task of comprehensively deepening its reforms.

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