Prefecture or county-level capitals like Sanya city (pictured), Hainan Province, are generally considered to be third-tier cities. Photo: Getty Images/iStockphoto
Jane Li
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Across The Border by Jane Li

Why the cities you’ve never heard of are poised to lead China’s economic growth

Population growth and rising incomes in the mainland’s lower tier cities mean sectors like education, property and outbound tourism are ripe for growth

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Prefecture or county-level capitals like Sanya city (pictured), Hainan Province, are generally considered to be third-tier cities. Photo: Getty Images/iStockphoto
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