In conclusion, policy-making in China is subject to the leadership's perception of problems and solutions. Taxation must reflect political and economic concerns and closely follow policy choice. For the Chinese, the objective, economic value to foreign businesses should not be as important as the Chinese sincerity and friendly sentiments that the preferential meas- ures symbolize. While the Chinese do refer to modern concepts such as ef- ficiency or equity, they tend to apply their own interpretation and understanding.
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