Originally Posted by capt_sam
China allows rudimentary free markets, but the state is the biggest actor in economics. And the sole political actor espousing a communist ideology. Thus its a communist state.
You said dictatorship. Their "planners" make the economic decisions and their markets are fueling the mechanism is all I'm saying.
Personally I'm in awe of their growth trend and wonder when it will hit its ceiling. And how western economies will be affected.