It’s boom time for urban China, but growing pains loom

Ivan Turok is professor of urban at the University of Glasgow. He has just returned from a study visit to Beijing, , Dalian and at the invitation of the Chinese Academy of Sciences. He wrote on Sunday Herald online: “Jack McConnell returned from his recent week-long visit to with some memorable impressions of its cities – towering new that chequer the urban landscape for mile after mile – and an action plan of how Scottish-based firms might benefit from China’s stunning economic growth.

But beneath these symbols of transformation there are some serious concerns about the character of that growth, and particularly whether is sustainable in the long term. ”

The full article is here. Thanks to China Study Group for introducing this link to CDN.

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