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The research object is the sociopolitical foundations of sustainable development in China. Research subject is the problem of inequality as one of the obstacles to sustainable development in China. In the article, different aspects of the issue are reviewed in the context of sustainable development, especially through the requirements of the UN Agenda 2030. These aspects include income inequality, inequality in education and health care, gender inequality. It is shown that despite the improvement trend in some specific aspects, the inequality gap in China is still large, further reduction of the inequality level remains one of the main tasks for achieving sustainable development goals in China.

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Zhan Zhang

Institute of Asian and African Studies Lomonosov Moscow State University

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Чжан Чжань - аспирантка кафедры политологии Востока Института стран Азии и Африки Московского государственного университета имени М.В. Ломоносова (КНР)

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