Asked in China and Chinese Territories
Is China communist or socialist country?
There has never been a country that is communist as communism requires the absence of government which the dictatorship known as China certainly doesn't have. China was socialist like the USSR before the early 90s where there were collective farms etc. Deng Xiao Ping introduced reforms to the economy and allowed foreign businesses to enter and for the Chinese to have private enterprise. China was a socialist dictatorship and is now a capitalist dictatorship. ...
Asked in Travel & Places
What caused china to have limited contact with the outside world?
Mao was a socialist dictator which isolated the country. Basically, he did not allow trade, exchanges or commerce between mainland China and the rest of the world. This hindered the country from the economic boon it could have had otherwise. ...
Socialist countries in Asia?
China - Capitalist Economy - Communist / Socialist Laos - Capitalist Economy - Communist / Socialist Vietnam - Capitalist Economy - Communist / Socialist North Korea - Fascist - No Economy ...
Asked in Politics and Government, Economics, Sweden
How is Sweden a Socialist country?
It's actually a mistake for people to call Sweden a socialist country. People who call Sweden a socialist country are usually from the far right. A true socialist country would not have industries such as Ikea, Volvo, Ericson, and so on. However, Sweden is the most left wing country in Europe. http://www.politicalcompass.org/euchart ...
What is a socialist country in which the government owns health care and communications?
The Socialist Republic of Vietnam.