Having lived there, I know many of the problems first hand.
Yes, China is a bureaucracy.
And as they say, the bureaucracy feeds the bureaucracy. Making the bureaucracy feed the capitalism may cause problems.
Not just, as the author suggests, in the logistical, functional, and organisational aspects, but also in cultural. And China has 5,000 years of culture as any Chinese man will be more than willing to tell you.
Making a cultural shift from Communist Bureaucracy to Free market capitalism takes time. Maybe a generation. Maybe longer. Read More →