Robert Y. ENG

Heavy machinery plant in Beijing. In the early days of the People’s Republic of China the Communist government gave the machine-building industry high priority. PHOTO BY JOAN LEBOLD COHEN

China’s machinery and equipment industry, now one of the world’s largest, has undergone many ups and downs since its beginnings in the 1860s. Several wars and the Cultural Revolution (1966–1976) caused downturns in production, while the onset of Mao Zedong’s Great

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By |2014-12-16T16:54:38-05:00January 22nd, 2012|Berkshire Encyclopedia of China, Business and Economy, Industry|Comments Off on Machinery and Equipment Industry (Jīxiè qìcái gōngyè 机械器材工业)|Jīxiè qìcái gōngyè 机械器材工业 (Machinery and Equipment Industry)

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