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  1. News - China

    China urbanisation plan hits roadblock over spending fears

    Posted May 23rd 2013, 05:50pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Beijing Follow @SCMP_News China’s plan to spend US$6.5 trillion on urbanisation to bolster the economy is running into snags, sources close to the government said, as top ... of the urbanisation drive should be land and hukou reforms. It’s doomed if China continues to rely on local government spending to support urbanisation,” said Yi Xianrong, senior economist at the Chinese ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1244228/china-urbanisation-plan-hits-roadblock-over-spending-fears
  2. News - China

    China’s urbanisation rate to hit 60pc by 2018

    Posted Dec 27th 2013, 02:55pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Shanghai Urbanisation could cost around 650 billion yuan a year China’s urbanisation rate is expected to hit 60 per cent by 2018, according to a prominent government think tank ... to drive through social welfare reforms to remove obstacles for urbanisation. Millions of migrant workers in China’s big cities lack access to education, health and other services tied ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1390901/chinas-urbanisation-rate-hit-60pc-2018
  3. Business - Economy

    China's urbanisation push needs land reform, freer residency rights in cities

    Posted Nov 11th 2013, 10:20am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Chengdu Tan Yingyu is one of China’s 200 million migrant workers, and like many he is stuck: he does not want to return to his village but also cannot become a legal resident in the city of Chengdu, where he has worked for nearly 20 years. His dilemma highlights a key issue for China’s reformist leaders as they look for ways to encourage more people to move to cities ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1353204/urbanisation-push-needs-land-reform-freer-residency-rights-cities
  4. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    China's urbanisation policy is based on flawed thinking

    Posted Jul 30th 2013, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... Tom Holland Policymakers in Beijing think moving people out of the countryside will spark growth. But growing cities are an effect of wealth, not a cause China's urbanisation policy is based on flawed thinking In their search for a new driver of economic growth, China's leaders have fixed on urbanisation as the main engine of future development. Their policies are based ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1292923/chinas-urbanisation-policy-based-flawed-thinking
  5. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    China's urbanisation push runs into trouble before its start

    Posted Aug 14th 2013, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... for Li, who on his appointment in March made shifting more of China's rural population into cities the centrepiece of his economic rebalancing programme, declaring "urbanisation ... whether they make good sense. The doubters make a point that should have been obvious to China's leaders, but that appears to have passed them by: it is not rapid urbanisation that has ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1296548/tomchinas-urbanisation-push-runs-trouble-its-start
  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    How to fund China's urbanisation

    Posted May 13th 2013, 12:00am by WINSTON MOK

    ... the lead Price of progress After extensive consultation, co-ordinated by the National Development and Reform Commission, the long-term plan for China's urbanisation is being finalised. Behind ... (HK$125,000) to convert one rural resident to an urban dweller may be a reasonable starting point. So, converting 500 million people (which would see 70 per cent of China urbanised) by 2030 would cost ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1236136/how-fund-chinas-urbanisation
  7. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Contradictions tower over China's urbanisation push

    Posted Jul 29th 2013, 12:00am by Victoria Ruan

    ... Victoria Ruan in Beijing Victoria.ruan@scmp.com Contradictions tower over urbanisation push Samsung's US$7 billion semiconductor plant sitting on land spanning 9.4 square kilometres in the southwest of China's ancient capital of Xian is a gleaming example of the inherent contradictions in Premier Li Keqiang's new urbanisation drive. The single biggest inbound investment ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1292697/contradictions-tower-over-chinas-urbanisation-push
  8. News - China - BOAO FORUM

    China's urbanisation drive lacks planning, Boao Forum panellists warn

    Posted Apr 08th 2013, 12:00am by MANDY ZUO

    ... Mandy Zuo in Boao mandy.zuo@scmp.com Panellist fears drive may merely move poverty from rural areas to cities Urbanisation push 'lacks planning' Governments must plan carefully and make a bigger effort to improve the welfare system amid the mainland's unprecedented urbanisation drive, panellists at the Boao Forum for Asia warned. Zhang Yue- president ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1209479/chinas-urbanisation-drive-lacks-planning-boao-forum-panellists-warn
  9. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Debts weigh down new vision for urban push

    Posted Jun 06th 2013, 12:00am by Victoria Ruan

    ... Victoria Ruan in Beijing victoria.ruan@scmp.com Mainlanders, mindful of local government excesses, have reason to be wary when the leadership talks up urbanisation as a key strategy Debts ... said life was far from better in the city after a massive wave of urbanisation had worsened pollution, caused rising bad debts, and lowered the quality of life. Similar concerns surround ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1254145/debts-weigh-down-new-vision-urban-push
  10. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Urbanisation drive raises new worries

    Posted Jan 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Victoria Ruan

    ... Urbanisation drive raises new worries Beijing's urbanisation pledge has fuelled a surge in the mainland stock market since late last year. Shares of companies in the property, cement and steel ... risks, with some potentially becoming new obstacles to the urbanisation plan being drafted by premier-in-waiting Li Keqiang. Among them, observers are warning about the re-emergence of asset ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1133846/urbanisation-drive-raises-new-worries

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