China and the World Bank Group have enjoyed a strong partnership spanning over thirty years, during which China has achieved unprecedented poverty reduction and growth.
As China’s challenges have changed, the Bank Group strategy has evolved both substantively and geographically, with greater focus on knowledge, innovation, and the environment, and more emphasis on lagging central and western regions.
The new China Country Partnership Strategy provides a framework for Bank Group engagement with China for the next four years. It is aligned with China’s 12th Five-Year Plan, and informed by the study, China 2030, prepared jointly by the World Bank and the Development Research Center of the State Council.
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