The day after Deng Xiaoping proclaimed "getting rich is glorious" in March of 1992, Wu summoned the villagers at 3 am and proposed a 20 million-yuan investment in raw materials like copper and aluminum. In the weeks that followed, the price of aluminum ingots tripled from 6,000 yuan to over 18,000 yuan. Huaxi had moved on it first. (image by Dejan Šundić)
The day after Deng Xiaoping proclaimed "getting rich is glorious" in March of 1992, Wu summoned the villagers at 3 am and proposed a 20 million-yuan investment in raw materials like copper and aluminum. In the weeks that followed, the price of aluminum ingots tripled from 6,000 yuan to over 18,000 yuan. Huaxi had moved on it first.
©Dejan Šundić
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