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Chinese Farm Problems

Chinese farmers were the first to get rich under economic reforms, but over the past 20 years the bottom has dropped out due to overproduction of some crops. Unrest in the countryside is also aggravated by local corruption and the prospect of increased competition under the WTO. NPR's Rob Gifford reports. (5:30).

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