China | A brief history of Chinese salt, the world's oldest monopoly

A brief history of Chinese salt, the world’s oldest monopoly

Salt built empires, launched wars and sparked revolutions

Salt flats in the Bohai Sea in China's northeast as seen from Space. Photo: Nasa, via Wikimedia Commons
Salt flats in the Bohai Sea in China's northeast as seen from Space. Photo: Nasa, via Wikimedia Commons
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