Earlier this year China's government announced that it had eradicated absolute poverty. This suggests China has reduced the number of poor people by close to 800 million since 1980. But China will not stop there. China's poverty reduction success since 1980 is primarily a story of sustained economic growth.
——What's next for poverty reduction policies in China? Brookings
IP plays a unique role in the fighting against poverty in China. Through patented technologies, trademarked brands and geographical identifications (GIs), China has helped to promote rural prosperity and poverty alleviation.