Evolution and Growth of China’s Wholesale Industry Since 1978 is the first English language book about China’s wholesale industry since China’s opening-up era began in 1978. Author Ma Longlong reviews the history of China’s wholesale industrial reform since 1978, offers a comprehensive examination of the growth of the industry and its structural evolution and market development. The rise of China’s wholesale industry coincided with the emergence of logistics operations in the country. Additionally, Evolution and Growth of China’s Wholesale Industry Since 1978 offers growth predictions and policy recommendations for the future of China’s wholesale market. The first book of its kind to analyze this sector of China’s booming economy, Evolution and Growth of China’s Wholesale Industry Since 1978 is both a history of the wholesale industry in China and an analysis of its impact on China and the rest of the world economy.
About the Author
Ma Longlong is a Professor of Industrial Economics and the Director of the Research Center for Industrial Development and Logistics Reform of Renmin University of China. Ma’s research interests are in the areas of market structure, logistics policy, logistics, and commercial science. He has published more than 40 papers in English and Chinese, and 16 monographs, as well as translated works and textbooks in China. He has also been in charge of 13 national and ministerial or provincial research projects.