From a Market to Monopoly? Telecom’s Future in Pakistan

In Tang China, (618-907 AD), the Salt Commission was one of the most influential monopolies. In 758, after a peasant revolution and after the land tax revenues fell, a salt Commission was created. The Tang Dynasty, then king of the China knew salt’s essentiality for its nutritional and preservation values. Dynasty controlled all major salt productions and maintained a virtual monopoly on the salt trade.