Large crowd of people on tThe Bund along the Huangpu River in Shanghai, China’s premier commercial hub and one of the country’s largest megapolises, with a population of 25 million residents, on May 1, 2020. Photo: AFP
Large crowd of people on tThe Bund along the Huangpu River in Shanghai, China’s premier commercial hub and one of the country’s largest megapolises, with a population of 25 million residents, on May 1, 2020. Photo: AFP

Shanghai looks to five suburbs to reduce population density in China’s commercial hub

  • Five new towns will be developed in the Qingpu, Fengxian, Jiading, Nanhui and Songjiang districts
  • Shanghai mayor Gong Zheng had promised to build major industrial projects with high-quality public infrastructure and comprehensive transport hubs

Large crowd of people on tThe Bund along the Huangpu River in Shanghai, China’s premier commercial hub and one of the country’s largest megapolises, with a population of 25 million residents, on May 1, 2020. Photo: AFP
Large crowd of people on tThe Bund along the Huangpu River in Shanghai, China’s premier commercial hub and one of the country’s largest megapolises, with a population of 25 million residents, on May 1, 2020. Photo: AFP
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