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Development and transformation of the free port of Hong Kong

Jianfa Shen

Development and transformation of the free port of Hong Kong

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Published by Hong Kong Institute of Asia-Pacific Studies, the Chinese University of Hong Kong in Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Free ports and zones -- China -- Hong Kong.,
  • Free trade -- China -- Hong Kong.,
  • Hong Kong (China) -- Economic conditions.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesXianggang :
    StatementJianfa Shen and Yue-man Yeung.
    SeriesOccasional paper -- no. 145, Occasional paper (Chinese University of Hong Kong. Hong Kong Institute of Asia-Pacific Studies) -- no. 145.
    ContributionsYeung, Yue-man., Chinese University of Hong Kong. Hong Kong Institute of Asia-Pacific Studies.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHF1418.3.C6 S43 2004
    The Physical Object
    Pagination26 p. ;
    Number of Pages26
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16997136M
    ISBN 10962441145X
    ISBN 109789624411454
    LC Control Number2008401717


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