The price of salt

29 Dec 2016 By Rachel Morarjee

China is finally dissolving the world’s oldest monopoly. The government’s difficulty loosening its grip on the salt trade, which accounts for a tiny fraction of government revenue, suggests dim prospects for reform in more lucrative sectors such as tobacco or telecoms.

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