The economic history of Shenzhen (SEZ)

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U.S. pact opposes forced Chinese labor
By Abid Aslam, IPS, Asia Times, 4 June 1999. U.S. human rights activists are teaming up with big business to support labor rights in China. Three U.S. firms endorse a set of U.S. Business Principles for Human Rights of Workers in China.
Shenzhen marks two decades of economic thrust
By Mary Kwang, The Straits Times, 15 November 2000. Celebrations dampened by concern that the city could lose its top-notch position as a Chinese business hub and the vanguard of reforms.
Shenzhen: Showcase for China's Economic Growth
Xinhua, 4 Feburary 2002. Shenzhen City, one of China's five special economic zones, has had an annual gross domestic product (GDP) growth rate of 25 percent ever since the late Chinese leader Deng Xiaoping's tour to south China's Guangdong Province 10 years ago.