In 2017, while coastal regions still led the way in terms of absolute income, Chongqing (above) and Chengdu outpaced nearly every other Chinese city in terms of economic growth. Photo: Simon Song
Paul Sives
Opinion

Opinion

Paul Sives

To catch up with the wealthy east coast, China’s rising western cities should play nice with foreign enterprises

  • Paul Sives says Chongqing and Chengdu are joining the league of China’s top cities in terms of economic growth but there are still too many barriers to doing business in western cities, especially for foreign companies

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In 2017, while coastal regions still led the way in terms of absolute income, Chongqing (above) and Chengdu outpaced nearly every other Chinese city in terms of economic growth. Photo: Simon Song
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