China’s Empty City

Al Jazeera looks at the impact of China’s economic stimulus spending:

China’s economy is continuing to grow despite the global recession, helped by a massive government stimulus package of $585bn.

But doubts remain whether such strong growth can be sustained by public spending alone.

Al Jazeera’s Melissa Chan reports from Inner Mongolia, where a whole town built with government money is standing empty.

November 10, 2009 11:09 PM
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